Category Archives: Built Environment and Infrastructure

Liveable City Digital Twin: Piloting a Precinct-Level Digital Twin in Western Sydney

Photograph of cars driving at night, overlaid with a digital grid

A digital twin is a virtual model designed to accurately represent a real world process or system. Urban digital twins provide a representation of our built environment, including  infrastructure services and social dimensions, for data analytics and simulations that can be updated as their equivalents change. Digital twins can be used to test scenarios and […]

Research Impact: The Effects of Traffic Related Air Pollution near Childcare Centres

Air pollution is most obvious when there’s a visible event—say a bushfire or a dust storm—but there are mundane activities that also affect the quality of the air around us, like cooking with gas, lighting a wood burning fire, or driving a car. Breathing in polluted air can affect our lungs and hearts, causing long-term […]

2022-2023 High Impact Projects Announced

AURIN Investment for Impact: The Park Life Project

AURIN has funded new critical eInfrastructure for open space research, generating new, nationally consistent, data and improving existing analysis and visualisation tools. This will enable Australia’s research community to address complex urban and regional planning issues in Australia and find solutions that create positive impacts for our towns, cities and communities. Public open spaces are […]

National Building Data from Geoscape for Australia’s Researchers

AURIN has secured access to high quality building data for Australia.

PSMA have released their Geoscape building data through the AURIN Portal.

The data will be available by application and priority will be given for academic projects with the greatest research impact potential.

Liveability For All On Our Urban Fringes

NCRIS-enabled projects AURIN and TERN are delivering data and analysis tools to support research and planning for more sustainable urban environments.

Explore the free urban and environmental data and services that make informed planning and policy-making possible

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