Author Archives: aurin_editor

National Health Services Directory Restricted Access Data

National Health Services Directory (NHSD) Restricted Access Data The National Health Services Directory (‘NHSD’), published by Healthdirect Australia, is a comprehensive and consolidated national directory of health services and related health service providers in both the public and private sectors across all Australian jurisdictions. The purpose of the NHSD is to provide consistent, authoritative, reliable […]

Case Study: Analysing Housing Affordability

Outline of the Research Housing affordability in Australia has become a critical concern for young would-be homeowners and policy-makers alike. It has been the focus of a large body of research in Australia, and as house prices increase rapidly, has increasingly become a contentious political concern. Yet, despite the rhetoric emerging from various groups around […]

Welcome to AURIN’s new Animation

Welcome to AURIN from AURIN on Vimeo. Australia’s population is predicted to double by mid-century, with 7 out of 10 people living and working in just 5 mega-metro regions. AURIN—the ‘Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network’ —is a national service that empowers urban researchers, planners and policy makers to transform Australia’s growing population centres and regions […]

Planning Excellence – ENVISION and ESP

The Planning Institute of Australia – Planning Excellence Awards 2015 have recognised with a commendation the Cutting Edge Research and Teaching provided ENVISION and ESP tools.  ENVISION and ESP are web-based software applications resulting from research conducted by Curtin University, Swinburne University of Technology, the University of Melbourne and AURIN. Further information and access to the […]

Happy hacking at #GovHackBNE and #GovHackMEB

AURIN participated in GovHack, a National competition that brings over 1800 people together to innovate, collaborate and apply their creative skills to hack open government data. AURIN attended and sponsored prizes in Brisbane and Melbourne, encouraging hackers to innovate, create, and compete! GovHack celebrates technical and creative capacity, opens the door to  collaboration with governments, […]

2015 iAwards recognition

Our technical innovation has been recognised with an Award of Merit at this year’s state rounds of the iAwards. Judged by the ICT industry, the iAwards recognise achievements of Australian innovators that are positively impacting the community at home, work and internationally. Winners in the Government category are deemed to be outstanding ICT innovators, who […]

AURIN book chapter on smart cities released

We have contributed a chapter to a newly released book ‘Planning Support Systems and Smart Cities’. As the global population continues to grow and an increasing number of people move to cities, there is need for ambitious approaches to provide urban information infrastructures and analytical tools to support smart urban design and planning. We outline […]

AURIN/ERSA Urban Geospatial Workshop @ the University of Adelaide

This workshop will introduce the South Australian eResearch community to AURIN. The AURIN Portal allows users to intuitively access some 2000 datasets that can be interrogated, visualised and analysed through a suite of open-source components. This forms part of an e-infrastructure facilitating access to distributed datasets to help urban researchers understand urban patterns and help […]

Invitation to register for Pivotal

AURIN is proud to be a supporting association for the inaugural Pivotal2015 Spatial Edge Summit in Brisbane. Building on the success of Brisbane’s 2014 G20 Leaders Summit, this two-day people’s summit will focus on science and technology connecting government with citizens, businesses and education to meet a changing future. It will take place at the […]

AURIN and QCIF sponsoring prize at GovHack Brisbane 2015

Solve a hacking challenge at this year’s GovHack to win $1500 and kudos! AURIN is co-sponsoring the prize with QCIF at this year’s event being held the University of Queensland, Brisbane from 3-5 July. GovHack invites participants from those in the community who want to unlock the potential of data, innovation and entrepreneurism. We will also be present […]