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MEDIA RELEASE: Consult Australia and Smart Cities Council team-up for new smart cities guide


The ‘Smart Cities Guide for Built Environment Consultants’ is the result of a collaboration between Consult Australia, the Smart Cities Council (ANZ) and their respective members. It defines and sets out the functions of a smart city and includes a checklist for collaboration across the sector.

Here’s Why Surveillance is Vital for Smart Cities


Smart Cities Council (SCC) along with National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) organized a round table in New Delhi to discuss the role of surveillance for a safe and secure India. The event also witnessed the launch of the report on “Role of Surveillance in Securing Cities” in the presence of senior government representatives, Mr. G. K. Pillai Chairman, Data Security Council of India & Former Home Secretary and Prof Santosh Kumar, Executive Director, National Institute of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home Affairs. The report has been supported by Western Digital, a developer and manufacturer of data storage solutions.

SCCANZ Connected and Autonomous Vehicle City Design Initiative (CAV-CDI)


This information paper outlines SCCANZ's position on connected and autonomous vehicles, and summarises the elements of the CAV-CDI, which will be a focus on the systematic exploration of the secondary effects of CAV on city development, form and design, and the opportunities to enhance sustainability, resiliency, equity, and liveability.

Digital Built Australia: A policy for smart infrastructure delivery in Australia


The Digital Built Australia policy primer outlines a suite of policy recommendations for building greater productivity within the construction sector and accelerating the reduction of built environment related greenhouse gas emissions through the greater adoption of technology and data solutions