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 [...]
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 [...]
Australian Heritage Explorer maps out the location and boundaries of all world heritage listed locations in Australia. It will also attempt to find associated Wikipedia articles and images from Flickr.
EasyData is a new user-friendly South Australian website that provides data on sixty social, environmental and economic indicators, allowing comparisons at Local Government and regional levels, or with the whole of State. This makes EasyData a perfect tool for the staff of local government, regional development bodies, government agencies, and community associations, to substantiate grant [...]
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