Every building and land mapped in Australia

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Every building and land mapped in Australia

Postby GPSGuided » Wed 31 Oct, 2018 11:08 pm

This news report just informed that PMSA has just completely mapped out every building in Australia as well as various forms of land covering. So is there anything in it for us bushwalkers and nature lovers? Did it find all the building structures hidden under bush canopies?

https://www.domain.com.au/news/ai-machi ... lia-779281


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Re: Every building and land mapped in Australia

Postby tastrax » Thu 01 Nov, 2018 10:06 am

Trouble is, will it be made available at a reasonable price, or via open data, for mere mortals to use?
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Re: Every building and land mapped in Australia

Postby Warin » Thu 01 Nov, 2018 10:31 am

tastrax wrote:Trouble is, will it be made available at a reasonable price, or via open data, for mere mortals to use?


Open data - probably not. Reasonable price? Again .. probably not.
The 'firm' is owned by the governot and the govenot will want to make money from it.
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Re: Every building and land mapped in Australia

Postby tom_brennan » Thu 01 Nov, 2018 11:00 am

Buildings schmildings. NSW has made its LIDAR data available for free. Which for bushwalkers is a lot more valuable than buildings.

Alex and I have written up some notes at:
http://maps.ozultimate.com/wiki/nsw_lidar
Bushwalking NSW - http://bushwalkingnsw.com
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