Category Archives: Announcements

Employment Vulnerability

“More than one million Australians are now unemployed with the official jobless measure breaking through the seven-figure mark for the first time on record despite an extra 115,000 jobs added in July.” (The Age, 2020) The Covid-19 pandemic has made all of our lives unpredictable. Government policy designed to combat the spread of the virus […]

Additional Federal funding announcement

On August 12, Minister for Education, Dan Tehan, announced new investment in cutting-edge technology, equipment and people to conduct research into Australia’s most critical national challenges. AURIN sits at the forefront of the response to those challenges, providing infrastructure that enables research into the livability, productivity, design and resilience of our cities and communities. This […]

AURIN’s APM Point-Level Data, Enabling Your Research Impact

AURIN’s APM Point-Level Data is enabling important research in various metropolitan and rural municipalities across the nation, in economic impact, disaster impact, housing affordability, education, immigration and more.

Understanding the effects of COVID-19 on Australia’s employment

In his May 14 Sydney Morning Herald article, Shane Wright states “government policies to definitions of employment – cloud the true state of the jobs market”. Wright shows there are many complex considerations to grasping the full effects of the Australian Government’s Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) driven restrictions, such as the shutdown of services and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mapping inequality: how does your suburb stack up?

Visit the AURIN Map to see how the other half live, work, drive, earn and more A new online interactive map is showing Australians how our suburbs compare across a range of indicators of disadvantage, including unemployment, income, access to health and financial services, education, potential mortgage stress and others. Australia is the ‘lucky country’, […]

Better cities through data-backed infrastructure planning: new industry-research alliance announced

A new alliance means mapped ‘big data’ will soon help Australian industry, business and government organisations make smarter infrastructure plans and decisions, helping our cities meet their future challenges and saving significant costs. PwC and the Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN) have announced an alliance agreement to bring together their respective problem-solving skills, analysis […]

Where the wild things are: spatial expertise lends a hand

Ecosystems are inherently spatial. We need to know where different species, land use and human settlements are and how they’re interconnected. Now the science needed to secure the future of Australia’s unique ecosystems in the face of growing pressures will benefit from AURIN’s geospatial expertise. Dr Serryn Eagleson, AURIN’s Data, Business and Applications Manager, has been invited to join […]

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 […]

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