Innovative technologies can improve the physical and mental well-being of people who suffer from loneliness and lack of social connections. A new report highlights examples, such as Australia's InTouch Living system.
One way to understand the smart cities agenda is to look at barriers that need to be overcome and the solutions we can use. Read on to learn how a circular economy could help us meet our challenges and achieve our goals.
It may not be common practice yet, but a New Zealand government-backed programme found several good reasons for the central government and local councils to work together on smart city projects and technology adoption.
By some measures, Australia and New Zealand have some of smartest electrical grids in the world. But they’re getting ready to make even bigger investments. Learn why.
The federal government is betting a $20 billion investment in two rail projects will help cities cut traffic congestion, boost regional economic development and create new jobs. Read our story to learn more.
If you really want to know what's going on throughout your city, advanced analytics can tell you – in detail. And even better, it can give you an idea of what could happen next. Smart cities need that kind of intelligence.
With skyrocketing population growth, commutes in Sydney are likely to go from bad to worse. Learn about the new “30 minute city” vision and how it could make the city much more liveable.
A city bike sharing trial may open up the option of bicycle travel for a broader audience. Read the story to learn about an electric bike sharing program that could eventually put more people on two wheels instead of four.
The Internet of Things could become a $116 billion annual boost to the Australian economy. Learn about the new innovation network that will help get us there sooner.
In an effort to focus smart city policy at the local level, the federal government is taking steps to monitor how well Australia's capital cities and others are performing as they plan their smart city initiatives.