The purpose of this guidance note is to provide an overview of the ecosystem of smart cities standards available globally, the benefits of their use and a structured list of some key standards and frameworks.
Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand (SCCANZ) has announced Place Design Group as its technical partner in the development of the Code for Smart Communities, a new framework for the creation of smart communities in Australia and New Zealand.
Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand (SCCANZ) and the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) announce a partnership to develop a Code for Smart Communities.
Since his re-election in July 2016, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been advancing his Smart Cities Plan for the nation via the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet under the stewardship of Assistant Minister The Hon Angus Taylor MP. The $50M Smart Cities and Suburbs Program has been a key feature of the Plan, which saw the release of the program's draft guidelines in late 2016. On Friday 20th January 2017 SCCANZ submitted its detailed submission on the guidelines.
As a recipient of a IBM Smarter Cities Challenge grant in 2014, the city of Ballarat in New South Wales, Australia sought ideas from IBM experts on innovations that could help manage local waste resources effectively while reducing reliance on the landfill and strengthening the regional economy.This executive summary highlights IBM recommendations to Ballarat, which other cities can learn from.