The inaugural Smart Cities Investment Forum, hosted by Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand, gathered stakeholders from the investment community, government, academia and technology and advisory companies in March 2019 to exchange ideas on a topic rarely discussed – smart cities investment. The report out from this forum is provided below.
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This series of short case studies highlights the diversity of smart cities investments that cities and towns across Australia and New Zealand are making to enhance the liveability, sustainability and workability of the their communities.
This Guidance Note responds to the emerging challenges and opportunities for cities and towns from the rollout of next generation 5G telecommunications, small cell densification, Internet of Things (IoT) hardware, smart urban infrastructure and increased city owned smart city assets.
These principles are a start in helping build awareness and dialogue among all relevant stakeholders to ensure our streets and public spaces continue to be citizen-focused while ensuring deployment continues.
The Smart Cities Council with it’s partner company evolve24, are working with a consortium of leading organisations focused on data science and social wellbeing – Telstra, Neighbourlytics and the University of Melbourne – to advance social wellbeing as a framework for smart cities investment in the region. This paper outlines this approach, and the tools and methods for accelerating social wellbeing outcomes in smart cities.
In the first of many City Deal Playbooks, the Smart Cities Standards edition brings a clear outline of the key smart and sustainable cities standards that should be embodied into negotiation, planning and delivery of the Australian City Deals.
The Smart Cities Guidance Note for Civic Innovation has been developed to help drive greater citizen-led innovation in our communities.
Smart Cities Week Australia 2018 was the Council's inaugural event in the region, hosted in Sydney from 29-31 October. With more than 400 smart cities leaders in attendance, and over 40 sessions on offer, the feedback from delegates was clear - SCW Australia was a huge success. This report summarises some of the key sessions and images that were captured.
The Smart Cities Readiness Cards have been created to support the Smart Cities Council's Readiness Workshop’s, as well as other forums it facilitates, helping to prepare organisations for smart cities action. Download your copy now to support your smart cities strategy development.
Auckland is well positioned to lead the smart city sector for New Zealand and the South Pacific. However, the city is facing the challenges of its geographic isolation, market position as an end-user and governance silos across its public infrastructure and service sectors. The below Auckland Regional Snapshot provides an understanding of the City's initiatives, challenges and possible future within the smart city sector.
At Smart Cities Week Australia 2018 we explored what a citizen-driven circular economy might look like - the ideas, the actions and the opportunities. A series of fact sheets were produced summarising the circular economy journey of these cities, and are available for download.