Category Archives: Data

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 […]

In Progress: Adding Built Environments to Climate Models

Three maps, each showing a quality (e.g. vegetation, building coverage) over latitude and longitude

Maps of Sydney according to various descriptors | Image supplied. With data made available through AURIN, researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) are working to incorporate more detailed features of the built environment into existing climate models. This will provide a basis for a better understanding of how urban areas both impact […]

AURIN Portal Service Migration Complete

We’re proud to share that AURIN has migrated to the NeCTAR Research Cloud to harness its exciting new national infrastructure capabilities. This will enable us to support the increasingly diverse needs of urban, regional and social science researchers now and into the future. As a result of the migration the AURIN Portal and API services […]

AURIN Portal Service Migration this weekend

This weekend AURIN will be migrating to the NeCTAR Research Cloud to harness its exciting new national infrastructure capabilities. This will enable us to support the increasingly diverse needs of urban, regional and social science researchers now and into the future.   As a part of this migration, a service disruption will need to take […]

AURIN Portal Service Migration

We’re proud to share that AURIN will soon be migrating to the NeCTAR Research Cloud to harness its exciting new national infrastructure capabilities. This will enable us to support the increasingly diverse needs of urban, regional and social science researchers now and into the future. As a part of this migration, a service disruption will […]

Employment Vulnerability in the Arts and Recreation Sector

SUMMARY Arts and Recreation Services have been one of the most disrupted sectors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic so far in 2020. Closure and restrictions have hampered the regular operation and use of cultural and sports venues, including museums, galleries, theatres, gyms and stadiums. According to the latest ABS Payroll Jobs and Wages Index data […]

Employment Vulnerability in the Retail Sector

CONTEXT Retail has been one of the most affected industries during the COVID-19 pandemic. National and statewide restrictions have disrupted the operation of many retail stores as areas have gone into lockdown to prevent the spread of the virus. These restrictions are clearly visible in Victoria’s data as it reentered lockdown in early July. Retail […]

Employment Vulnerability in the Accommodation and Food Services Sector

CONTEXT The operations of many businesses have been restricted as a result of pandemic related government policies, as Australia officially entered an economic recession for the first time in nearly 30 years on the 1st of September 2020. Recent ABS data has revealed the Accommodation and Food Services sector recorded the largest contraction in payroll jobs. In […]

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 […]

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