Cooling risks down when summer heats up
Reinsurance giant Willis Re Australia has urged the insurance industry to increase its adoption of Geographic Information System (GIS) technology, so bushfire risks can be more accurately identified.
Limiting flood risk with LiDAR
In an effort to protect their community while combating climate change, Bass Coast Shire Council has turned to GIS and LiDAR technology to design and implement flood mitigation strategies.
Why engineers must know their place
The March 2013 edition of Roads magazine puts a focus on Geographic Information Systems (GIS), with a story on how the technology is driving big cost savings for local - and global - engineering firms.
ENVI guides Japan Tsunami response
Geospatial imagery and advanced image analysis tools are providing timely, critical information to decision-makers following natural disasters, such as the Haiti earthquake, Hurricane Katrina and the Japan Tsunami.
Sharing GIS next step in building national security
John Day, the Director of Defence at Esri, tells the Asia Pacific Defence Reporter magazine why sharing GIS technology between agencies must be the next step in building Australia's national security strategy.
Sky's the limit with GIS technology
The visionary use of Geographic Information System (GIS) technology at Perth Airport is helping the Western Australian gateway maximise the efficiency of its business and improve the experience for its customers.
Mapping a brighter future for the disadvantaged
Advanced Geographic Information System (GIS) technology is enabling Victoria’s Departments of Health and Human Services to more accurately assess and prioritise community service needs.
Building better communities for remote Indigenous Australians
Thousands of economically and socially vulnerable Indigenous Australians living in remote communities in South Australia rely on the Department of Community and Social Inclusion's (DCSI) Aboriginal and Remote Housing (ARH) unit for safe, quality housing.
Intelligent online maps unlock Gov 2.0
Australian councils and government departments are increasingly turning to Information System (GIS) technology to deliver the levels of transparency, accessibility and engagement their citizens expect.
Centennial Park Cemetery
GIS Transforms a Grave Situation: Sophisticated GIS technology has unearthed a new way for people to pay their respects to loved ones at South Australia's largest cemetery.
City of Bayswater
The City of Bayswater's new GIS environment has not only greatly improved customer service levels, but has also positively impacted on all organisational practices.
Energex's GIS business solution identified $500M worth of unregistered assets, returning an additional $21M in revenue annually.
Gnaraloo Turtle Conservation Program
Fight to Save Endangered Sea Turtles turns High-Tech: State-of-the-art mapping technology is delivering a compelling insight into threats facing sea turtle rookeries and a clearer understanding of the action required to prevent decline.
Queensland Fire and Rescue Service
GIS technology answers the rescue call and proves pivotal in getting communities back
on their feet after devastating natural disasters and emergencies throughout Queensland.
SA Department for Families & Communities
With a simple mobile interface, standardised workflow processes, rigorous data validation and integrated information dissemination, the Department now has a sophisticated location and business intelligence capability.
Location Intelligence Powers Western Australia: Aussie ingenuity helps shape a brighter future for one of Australia's major electricity providers.
Land Services Group
The Property Location Browser responds to an increasing demand for online services that link together a wide range of land administration information within a map-based browser.
A natural part of the workflow
Find out how the City of Port Adelaide Enfield leveraged an Enterprise Licence Agreement (ELA) to maximise their investment in GIS.
City Maps the Future of Governance
Perth's City of Bayswater has answered the call for more open government by using GIS technology to deliver greater access to Council information.
Extending the reach of GIS
Brisbane City Council sought to provide more than 4,000 of their staff with access to intuitive GIS capabilities through Dekho, Esri Australia's web-mapping technology platform.
Mapping a healthy future for SA children
South Australia is taking on childhood obesity by utilising Geographic Information System (GIS) technology to pinpoint communities across the state with facilities and infrastructure that promote healthy eating and physical activity.
Singapore’s iPLAN is GeoDesigning the future
As one of the world’s leading financial centres – and fastest growing cities – Singapore looks to GIS technology to ensure its ongoing development can meet the needs of its citizens into the future.
Bringing maps to the masses
For Channel Seven and Yahoo!7 – Australia’s leading free-to-air network and top rated news service – the 2013 Federal election represented an opportunity to reinvent traditional political
In partnership with Esri Australia’s Hosted Services division and Professional Services team, Channel Seven and Yahoo!7 used cutting-edge Geographic Information System (GIS) technology to create the 2013 Federal Election Map.
Peanut farming revolution
Farmers in Queensland’s peanut capital of Kingaroy are at the front line of an agriculture remote sensing program which could revolutionise the Australian farming industry.
The history of Ebola in maps
An interactive map detailing the history of the world’s Ebola outbreaks is providing millions of people with a greater understanding of the impact of the disease.
Queensland stock moving straight ahead
An online stock route management system introduced by the Queensland Government is helping rural councils better manage and maintain their stock routes.