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NICTA tool to help manage natural disasters

Article originally published in CIO by Rebecca Merrett (CIO) 23 June, 2015. National ICT Australia (NICTA) has created a tool that helps governments and insurance companies better manage locations prone to natural disasters and reduce their…

Data disaster: Do GIS systems protect Australians against extreme events?

Article published by Government News @Government_News by Marie Sansom on May 7, 2015 Government agencies and local councils are now increasingly routinely relying on Geographic Information System (GIS) technology to help them plan for disasters, expedite rescues…

Flood levy and power rebate scrapped

  Marissa Calligeros  |  brisbanetimes.com.au reporter Queensland households will be spared a flood levy, but will not receive power bill rebates with next month’s state budget. The state government was considering introducing a new tax…
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