The winning proposals in the first round of the Australian government's Smart Cities and Suburbs Program have been chosen and the federal cash is flowing. Read on to learn about what some cities will be doing to make their communities more liveable, sustainable and safe.
SCCANZ spoke recently to Catherine Caruana-McManus, someone who has been close to the smart cities movement both globally, but also here locally in Australia for many years. As Director of Sales Strategy for IoT integrator Meshed and the Workstream Chair for Smart Cities and Industries for the Internet of Things Alliance Australia, she remains active in the advancement of the digital economy and the sustainability of our cities.
Some Council’s in Australia have more certainty today about their future smart cities journey, as the first funded projects under the government’s Smart Cities and Suburbs program was announced yesterday.
A national award recognizing a suburban Sydney community's street tree planting program underscores the value of greening up your city. And it's not just about aesthetics. There are other very real benefits you should know about.
What a difference a year can make. Since last year Australia has taken numerous strides toward becoming a competitive, mature smart cities market. Read our story for the details.
SCCANZ facilitated a workshop with global tech company SAP for SMEs and start-ups with Austrade and QUT. The goal was to explore opportunities for helping Australian businesses with niche technology offerings for smart cities to scale up and go global. Read on for more on the session's outcomes.
Large-scale smart city projects require substantial planning and coordination. Smaller district and precinct-scale projects do, too. And as a discussion at Smart Cities Week made clear, sustainable precinct projects represent an important evolution in planning strategies and urban design.
Wouldn't it be great if you could measure how happy your citizens are — and use that information to help guide investments in making your city more liveable? Click to learn about how it's being done with data analytics and a people-centric approach.
Auckland's smart city master plan, scheduled for release by year end, is more than a roadmap for upgrading and improving city services. It's also about avoiding silos to enable data sharing among multiple departments and other efficiencies.
How can the Internet of Things intersect with climate science and help cities work effectively in climate adaptation? A recent meeting of the minds in Sydney yielded many interesting insights and opportunities you will want to know about.