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Smart mapping stamps out climate change sour grapes18 May

Smart mapping stamps out climate change sour grapes

One of the world’s largest wine makers has armed itself with cutting-edge smart mapping technology to help fight the effects of climate change and safeguard the production of its celebrated wines.
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Smart mapping to slash veg management costs, says expert18 May

Smart mapping to slash veg management costs, says expert

Electricity distributors could slash tens of millions of dollars from the industry’s 800 million dollar annual vegetation management bill by simply embracing state-of-the-art smart mapping technology, says leading industry expert.
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Hipster ‘chill village’ wins schools’ geography competition18 Nov

Hipster ‘chill village’ wins schools’ geography competition

A student’s vision to transform unused land into a hipster ‘chill village’ complete with colourful street art, al fresco dining and a skate ramp has taken top prize in a Victorian schools’ geography challenge.
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Cutting-edge spatial technology fuels global ‘geo-awakening’18 Nov

Cutting-edge spatial technology fuels global ‘geo-awakening’

An unfolding 'geo-awakening' is set to see spatial technology become a critical tool for identifying and addressing key societal challenges such as transportation, the environment and the economy, according to the head of the Asia Pacific’s largest geospatial services group.
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Council aims to win by making residents the biggest losers11 Nov

Council aims to win by making residents the biggest losers

Local eateries offering nutritious meals and smoke-free dining have won a spot in an ingenious good food guide – a Victorian council’s healthy eating smart map.
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GIScience patriarch to reveal predictions for the future of spatial sciences26 Aug

GIScience patriarch to reveal predictions for the future of spatial sciences

On the 25th anniversary of the establishment of GIScience, the industry’s irrefutable ‘founding father’ will present to Australia’s leading Geographic Information System (GIS) technology specialists at a forum in Melbourne.
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Global 3D expert takes Oz mapping to another dimension11 Aug

Global 3D expert takes Oz mapping to another dimension

An international 3D technology specialist and pioneer will make a rare Australian visit to present to some of the country’s leading spatial experts on how cutting-edge advances are opening up modelling for every day, real-world use.
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Bike safety app puts the brakes on road tragedies17 Jul

Bike safety app puts the brakes on road tragedies

An ingenious new Australian smartphone app could help curb thousands of tragic cycling deaths around the world each year.
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New research to help scrub out graffiti17 Jun

New research to help scrub out graffiti

Zero tolerance and rapid removal graffiti policies may actually increase vandalism or merely shift the problem elsewhere, award-wining research has found.
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Council app that excavators can dig12 Jun

Council app that excavators can dig

Two minutes is now all it takes for Melbourne tradies, developers and home renovators to determine where it is safe to dig, thanks to a smart mapping application that has revolutionised one council’s Dial Before You Dig (DBYD) service.
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