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NSW Comprehensive Property Addressing System Program (CPAS)

November 12, 2012

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As may be obvious from my previous posts ( eg AS/NZS4819)  I’ve long been an advocate for street address information as a rather useful thing, particularly in the development of web services and automated processes for service delivery.  I’m very pleased to have joined the Geonaming Solutions Team, working for NSW Land and Property Information (LPI) on […]

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“Where’s the beef in GIS”?

March 29, 2012

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I recently tweeted a link to an article published in Spatial Source, entitled ”  Geospatial information GIS to revolutionise flood insurance, with quotes from  Simon Thompson (Director, Commercial Marketing at ESRI  in the USA). “Mr Thompson said the spatial industry has traditionally been more focused on technology instead of information sharing, but this is now changing.” […]

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Standard All Hazards map symbols for emergency management

March 18, 2012

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Shared situational awareness in a disaster relies on the underlying principles of consistency across jurisdictions. Within Australia there is currently no agreed standardised All Hazards symbology set used to represent features on a map. With extensive bushfires, major riverine and flash flooding, frequent severe storms, cyclones, major storm surges  the Emergency Services sector in Australia is experiencing […]

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