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Crowdsourced - single Australian source of truth for geospatial mapping of electorates, postcodes, placenames and landmarks

To support agencies in mapping data to geospatial references, let's provide a central site which any agency can use to geospatially identify its data. This could start by drawing on all local, state and federal government geospatial reference materials, building a single national service independent of any mapping solution. This should include all electorates, postcodes, placenames and geographic features - but to preserve ...more »

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PSMA's GNAF system

http://www.psma.com.au/products/gnaf.cfm According to the PSMA website: "G-NAF® (Geocoded National Address File) is Australia’s first authoritative geocoded address index for the whole country, listing all valid physical addresses in Australia. It contains approximately 12.6 million physical addresses, each linked to its unique geocode (that is, the specific latitude and longitude of the address). Data used to build ...more »

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Map Data Online available as a web service for mashups

We recently did a mashup where we sourced data from our local GIS server, a client GIS server, and ArcGISOnline and presented data in a web application.

It would be wonderful to be able to get ABS Boundary data (or PSMA Data) available as a free online service that can be used in mash-ups.

 

I also think that this would make a great project that the taskforce could fund.

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Gov 2.0 Innovators

About NSW

About NSW is a pilot project produced in-house at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney. The idea is to access, aggregate and expose government cultural datasets to new audiences online. This includes making improvements to existing data sets so that they can be included on a map, in a timeline, or semantically linked to related data. The site is designed with citizens in mind and requires no specialised knowledge to use, other ...more »

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