The brief for Arts on the Map was to visualise the geographic reach and impact of funding provided to Arts organisations by the Australia Council for the Arts. An initial dataset of nearly 200 hundred funded organisations was mapped according to artforms and regions. An additional level of user generated functionality was added enabling each [...]
The Earth:Australia MashupAustralia contest entry responds to the challenge of demonstrating the enormous benefits to be gained with open access to government information. Earth:Australia addresses the transformation challenge of opening up government data sets in its ‘re-purposing’ of GIS (geographic information systems) data from ERSI shapefiles, to the more useable, and accessible KML (Keyhole Markup [...]
Provides current weather data such as temperatures, wind speed and direction, pressure, etc. of all weather stations in Australia. At a glance, see where Australia is hot, windy, and get general wind direction across the nation. Also provides last three days’ data for each station in an interactive graph beside the map.
Community Rivers is a not-for-profit, community-owned organisation helping to protect Australia’s rivers, creeks, wetlands, estuaries and bays. We have developed an online database with GMap capabilities to enable volunteers to post river health information collected from local waterways. By incorporating the Mashup data into the site, volunteers can now view Government GIS mapping information to [...]
Flip Explorer combines an interactive online search interface, 3D tagcloud, and timeline widget, with a natural and familiar reading environment for mashups of digital knowledge collections. The user interface has been designed to present as a ‘book’, where pages displaying parts of a collection can be read and easily browsed as you would any physical [...]
Victernet is an mobile application to show Internet access spots around you. (In Victoria) Victernet automatically detects your location and find Internet access spots based on your location. You may call from your phone directly to book a position or inquire a staff. Victernet runs on iPhone and Android mobile phones. Just open http://victernet.com/ on [...]
A collaborative workspace for the visualisation of government structures, functions and datasets. Currently this uses the Commonwealth Agency data released by the National Archives and the goal is to link this to all the other datasets that have been released.
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