ANZ Information Center

Welcome to the Information Center, an ever-expanding library of resources to help you along the smart city path. Whether you are looking for inspiration and best practices from pioneering smart city initiatives around the world -- or practical, hands-on tools and expert advice to advance your city's smart city objectives -- you'll find all of that and much more here. Be sure to check back often as we are continually updating the Information Center with helpful new materials.
 

Smart Cities Investment Forum Report

Sun, 2019-06-02 23:14 -- Adam Beck
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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.

Guidance Note - 5G City Design Principles

Thu, 2019-04-11 22:45 -- Adam Beck
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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.

Wellbeing for Smart Cities Framework Paper

Wed, 2019-03-13 08:43 -- Adam Beck
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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.

City Deals Playbooks

Mon, 2019-02-25 09:55 -- Adam Beck
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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.

Smart Cities Week Australia 2018 Report

Tue, 2018-12-04 23:54 -- Adam Beck
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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.

Smart Cities Regional Snapshot: Auckland, New Zealand

Sun, 2018-11-11 01:13 -- Adam Beck
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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.

Circular Cities: Driving a citizen-centric circular economy

Thu, 2018-11-08 17:51 -- Adam Beck
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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.

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