Category Archives: Health

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’, […]

Building cities with data; Building business with data – AURIN in the media

A new Minister for Cities, the innovation statement and conferences focusing on cities, health and urban issues: urban planning and data analytics are gaining traction as hot topics. Consequently, AURIN has been in the news in two recent media stories. The Guardian With the rise of big data, Australia’s future cities could be safer, more […]

Is your neighbourhood making you fit or fat?

  Walkability tool helps urban planners play a role in fighting obesity Urban planners have a bigger role to play in fighting obesity according to health and urban research experts at the University of Melbourne. Public health researcher Professor Billie Giles-Corti said the data, maps and tools exist to improve ‘walkability’ in Melbourne, and other […]

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