An Australia-based consortium announced a plan last year to build a high-speed rail network to connect Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney – and eight commuter smart cities. Now that the details of the plan have been filled in, the proposal will be sent to the federal government at the end of this month.
A new city centre regeneration project on Queensland's Sunshine Coast hasn't been getting a lot of attention. But it's proving to be a model for how to use technology as an accelerator for sustainability. Click to learn more. It could be the right fit for your smart city plans.
How much do you really know about how your city is functioning? While we collect more data than ever, a lot of it is in private hands. Find out how a public-private partnership could help Sydney grow smarter.
Rapid population growth causes a variety of problems for cities: overcrowded roads, overburdened health care systems, inadequate affordable housing and many more. They aren't easy challenges to deal with, but a new research institute is betting its collaborative strategy will find the right solutions.
While the U.S. plans to walk away from the Paris climate agreement, the global commitment to reducing carbon emissions remains – from cities, states, nations and businesses. Read on for examples of that continuing commitment from our Council Partners.
Building smart cities is a principles-based endeavour. So is the sharing cities movement, which is now very much part of the process. Read on for an expert's take on how those principles can ensure successful smart cities.
Few people would argue that trees aren’t good for cities. They offer shade for people and buildings and they help the environment and liveability. But there are other benefits you may not have thought of.
In the Asia-Pacific region, New Zealand is turning into a smart cities hotbed, placing second only to China in a new IDC ranking. Learn about some of its latest projects and steal ideas for your own city.
At SCCANZ, and we are passionate about sharing experiences, building capacity, and encouraging peer-to-peer networking. Here are four smart cities events to mark in your calendar for the coming months.
Smart city initiatives can be complex and technologically challenging. But there's help on the way for Australia's cities from a partnership focused on helping cities accelerate adoption of IoT and related technologies.