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Geographic Research Methods (ZPEM3208)

Smart City Canberra

The ACT Digital project currently lists four major projects:

  • Smart street lights
  • CBRfree Public WiFi 
  • Open data
  • Smart parking

Additional initiatives include a digital health record, integrated ticketing, and a geospatial platform. 

The ACT Government Digital Strategy articulates the ACT's digital goals and provides context and a framework for decisions. 

The Smart Cities and Suburbs Program provides federal funding to innovative projects across Australia - view successful ACT projects here.

Parliament House Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. [Photograph]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. 

Australia & Worldwide

Articles & Media

Engineering a Sensible Smart City (20 September 2019), The Engineer.

Liu, H., & Li, Y. (2020). Coronavirus: smart cities could helpNature, 578(7796), 515–515. 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (2019, September 25). How cities can leverage citizen data while protecting privacy. ScienceDaily.

Penn State. (2019, October 2). Grouping 'smart cities' into types may help aspiring city planners find a path. ScienceDaily.

Statistics

Australian Bureau of Statistics  
Provides census data and a range statistical data on all areas of Australian life including demography, labour force, population and housing, business activity, building, immigration.

About the ACT
Information and statistics from the ACT Government. 

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