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 […]
According to a 2021 report from the Climate Council, 75% of new car sales will need to be electric by 2030 for Australia to achieve net zero transport emissions by 2035. This imminent transition from combustion to electric vehicles (EV) will require a huge shift in the infrastructure across Australia. With all Australian states and […]
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 […]
The Victorian Government recently announced a rental relief package to support tenants who are “experiencing rental hardship due to COVID-19” (Department of Health and Human Services, 2020). Eligible renters who are unable to afford rent, can access a one-off payment of up to $2000, with the aim of avoiding evictions during the current state of emergency. […]
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.
NCRIS-enabled projects AURIN and TERN are delivering data and analysis tools to support research and planning for more sustainable urban environments.
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Future Earth Australia, a program of the Australian Academy of Science, have launched The Sustainable Cities and Regions 10 Year Strategy to Enable Urban Systems Transformation.
AURIN took part in the consultation and supports the recommendations through our data, workbench and network.