Winners & Finalists

Tonkin Consulting

NAIS: Spatially Supporting Major Projects from Idea to Construction

The Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme (NAIS) is an initiative developed under the Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) led Northern Adelaide Plains Agribusiness Initiative. The purpose is to expand the beneficial use of recycled water through the augmentation of the Bolivar Waste Water Treatment Plant. The scheme involves, inter alia, salinity reduction, increasing winter water storage capacity and developing a new distribution network for agricultural industries in the Northern Adelaide Plains.

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Tonkin Consulting

Upper Yorke IV - Independent Verification Collector

Tonkin Consulting have completed an independent verification of twenty-eight packages of road upgrades being undertaken buy Downer Construction for DPTI. The auditors were spatially enabled by the use of a mobile data capture tool to collect issues and observations on site, in real time. The internal project engineering team were able to observe data and issues (with photos) on the desktop as they were collected leading to a streamlined and systematic approach to independent verification.

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Department for Environment and Water SA

SA Land Cover

A new mapping capability measuring change in the landscape - SA Land Cover is a new dataset that models land cover throughout the state, including native vegetation, orchards, vineyards, forestry, and urban areas.

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Surveying SA

The Pinery Bushfire Recovery Project

The South Australian surveying community has united to help the victims of the Pinery Bushfire rebuild. Through the Surveying and Mapping SA committee, licensed surveyors have teamed with Masters of Surveying students to provide a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience whilst helping a community rebuilding from tragedy.

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Orbica

GeoAI

Orbica's GeoAI is an intelligent system that automatically extracts and classifies features of the Earth’s surface to provide real-time insights. GeoAI is high-powered and capable of processing a large amount of data in a short amount of time.

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University of Auckland

The Index of Multiple Deprivation

The New Zealand Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) was developed to better utilise existing data to empower communities, especially those with socioeconomic disadvantages. The IMD is designed to reduce inequities in society, or simply to better understand the neighbourhoods we live in, through informed research, policies, and practices.

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Orbica

GeoBI

Orbica's GeoBI brings together the best of geospatial technology and business intelligence so that users can interact with and make sense of complex data.It advances the geospatial industry by providing a new tool, developed with a new approach, that allows the industry to solve business problems and issues in more timely and effective ways.

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Ethos Environmental

Beyond Glenfern Sanctuary

Where are the Rats? The team at Glenfern Sanctuary have been actively creating a safe-haven for threatened native species for over 2 decades, and battling other challenges to the conservation industry in New Zealand. Using spatial systems and intense data analysis alongside ancient methods, the effort has seen the return of fauna previously extinct in certain areas.

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Christchurch City Council

Strategic Spacial Enablement Programme

From frustration and bottlenecks to empowerment and innovation - Christchurch City Council maximised their talent and information by enabling their staff to use spatial. They transformed their approach to using spacial information, creating an easy access platform for staff to create, maintain, and update their own spacial applications, fostering a multitude of practical city-wide initiatives.

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Fortescue Metals Group and NGIS Australia

Fortescue Sky

NGIS Australia has partnered with Fortescue through the evolution of digital data delivery and the success of the spatial driven self service approach to digital mining data. From initial design and implementation of Fortescue Earth, through to the migration to the high performing Fortescue Sky, NGIS has worked with Fortescue to realise the vision of a digital approach to mining and the value that location driven technology and data can deliver.

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Decipher & NGIS Australia

Decipher

Decipher is a game changing innovation that is transforming crop nutrition practices in Australia and globally. Decipher products have been designed by growers for growers. The aim of decipher is to put data to work to show land and productivity using a range of insights. At its core Decipher is a location based system that leverages an enormous catalogue of spatial information and satellite data to provide insights to growers that will ultimately lead to better on farm decisions and improved productivity.

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Community Insight Australia

Bye bye spreadsheet, hello map!

Community Insight Australia means that more people without quantitative backgrounds will be able to quickly and easily access more information for their work. This means more quantitative information in asset allocation decisions and program design. It becomes easy to target areas of greatest need, and to understand the needs of the people in those areas. New services can now be designed for key locations with the knowledge of how many children in the user-defined area, how many families don’t speak English at home and how many households don’t own a car.

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