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Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Queensland Flood Technology Benefits SA Fire Response

Cutting-edge, award-winning mapping technology used in last year's Queensland flood disasters is being used to help South Australia’s 13,500 Country Fire Service (CFS) volunteers. The CFS has been working with location intelligence specialists Esri Australia to develop...

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

‘Big Bob’ No Tall Order for Technology

For hundreds of years it stood unnoticed but Queensland’s tallest tree is now an environmental icon thanks to Sunshine Coast Council and laser technology. The 73 metre high Eucalypt tree, nicknamed ‘Big Bob’ after Sunshine Coast Mayor...

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Survey Into Impacts From Queensland Disasters

Business operators in areas of Queensland affected by Tropical Cyclone Yasi and the 2011 floods in southeast Queensland will have an opportunity this month to highlight their experiences. Geoscience Australia will circulate a survey to a total of...

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Queensland Offers Citizens a Community Intelligence Map

The Queensland government has recently provided a Community Intelligence Map (CIM) that provides a portal for the public to search for information when disasters happen. The map is an adjunct of the Total Opeartional Mapping (TOM) system...

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

Queensland Reconstruction Boss Addresses Spatial Conference

The head of Australia’s largest post-disaster reconstruction effort today highlighted the impact that Geographic Information System (GIS) technology has had in leveraging reconstruction efforts since Queensland’s summer of disasters. In a keynote address to Ozri 2011, Australasia’s...

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Queensland Inquiry Told Flood Mapping Amiss

Queensland's Flood Inquiry has heard that attempts to protect future developments from flooding are hampered by a lack of flood mapping. A proposed Queensland building code would require a minimum building height above flood levels. But the...

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

New Floodplain Mapping for QLD

The largest floodplain mapping initiative in the State's history - built on the latest technology and supported by both new and historic data - is underway, Premier and Minister for Reconstruction Anna Bligh announced today. The draft...

Friday, June 24th, 2011

NSW Supports Development of Rail Technology Plan

The NSW Government will support development of a national rail technology plan to help strategically position the rail manufacturing industry for the future. The National Rail Technology Roadmap is a joint initiative between the Commonwealth Department of Innovation,...

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

New Emergency Finder Tracks to Within Centimetres

Queensland utility Ergon Energy is quietly testing technology that could pinpoint the location of people stuck in emergency situations. When someone trapped in a disaster zone calls triple zero using their 3G-capable smartphone, their position or co-ordinates...

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Ergon Energy Hopes to Save Millions With Google Tool

Ergon Energy, a Queensland government-owned electricity supplier, plans to save millions of dollars through the use of Google’s latest tool, Google Earth Builder. This brand new Google tool is a revolutionary technology that employs a mapping platform...

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