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Items of recent interest are listed below, in reverse cronological order.

News articles are considered current and relevant at the time of their publication, but it's important to note that their accuracy and relevance may change over time. If you have any questions or feedback on a particular topic please contact us

Remake of Surveying and Spatial Information Regulation 2024

The Office of the Surveyor-General, NSW is seeking feedback on the Surveying & Spatial Information Regulation 2024 and the Regulatory Impact Statement.

June 2024

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March 2024

Survey results on the Spatial Collaboration Portal

September survey results

February 2024

How Geoscape datasets are being used by NSW Government agencies

NSW Government agencies have used Geoscape data to create initiatives to support site identification and assessment for development and planning purposes to better support people and businesses across the State.

October 2023

Partnership enhancing whole-of-government location-based reporting

DCS Spatial Services is partnering with FrontierSI in a project to reduce the costs, risks and issues associated with location-based reporting.

June 2023

Department of Customer Service (DCS) Spatial Services mapping electoral boundaries for Government within NSW

DCS Spatial Services supported the NSW Electoral Commission as part of the recent election by mapping adjustments to boundaries for each State Electoral District (SED).

June 2023

DCS Spatial Services secures new Geoscape datasets for whole-of-government access

DCS Spatial Services has secured access and distribution for two new Geoscape datasets: building footprint and trees coverage.

October 2022

DCS Spatial Services enables next step in digitisation for NSW Planning Portal

Digitisation of subdivision and strata related land developments will transform how applicants and assessing authorities visualise applications via the Planning Portal

September 2022

New Gravity Model to transform data for NSW

More accurate data to help deliver investment opportunities, aid regional jobs and drive economic growth across the State will soon be available for people across NSW with the NSW Government’s state-wide Gravity Model.

June 2022

Spatial Digital Twin includes current NSW mouse plague data

DCS Spatial Services has been working with NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and CSIRO’s Data61 to bring new and very current mouse plague data into the NSW Spatial Digital Twin (SDT).

August 2021

Survey team upgrades CORS site at Ivanhoe

DCS Spatial Services has been engaged to upgrade all of the original AuSCOPE Tier 2 CORS sites across NSW for Geoscience Australia which will contribute to the Federal Government’s Positioning Australia program.

May 2021

Elevation and depth data reaches new heights

DCS Spatial Services has collaborated with Geoscience Australia from 2017 onwards to deliver NSW elevation and depth data through the online ELVIS platform.

December 2020

New e-Planning service powered by government data

The NSW Government has announced a new ePlanning service, delivered by NSW technology start-up Giraffe, that allows users to display and analyse the many layers of data that contribute to the infrastructure future of NSW.

November 2020

NSW Point and Service Point use Geoscape API technology to leverage better customer services

DCS Spatial Services has been working with Geoscape (formerly PSMA Australia) on a case study demonstrating how we use their Predictive and Address API (application programming interface) products within NSW Point and Service Point.

October 2020

Digital survey plans now available to industry

Land surveyors in NSW are set to benefit from access to digital survey plans captured through an innovative Australian first DCS Spatial Services project.

August 2020

NSW Survey Marks Mobile App

The updated DCS Spatial Services NSW Survey Marks App has now been released.

July 2020

SPOT6/7 Imagery

Spatial Services is delighted to announce the release of the second SPOT 6/7 imagery mosaic.

July 2020

Spatial dashboarding NSW’s Small Business COVID-19 Support Grant applications

Spatial Services is delivering real-time location-based reporting that tracks customer transactions, including Small Business COVID-19 Support Grant applications

June 2020

Notice for existing Incremental Feed clients

Incremental Feed and GDA2020

May 2020

Spatial Services aids bushfire recovery efforts on many fronts

Helping rebuild after the 2019/20 bushfires with spatial data.

May 2020

NSW Spatial Collaboration Portal now delivers authoritative land values and property information

This new platform will provide access to a wider variety of spatial information than was available on the former NSW Globe.

April 2020

Discover Spatial Services’ critical role in emergency management

Behind the scenes of a crisis there’s a team that supports emergency prevention, preparedness, response and recovery in ways you mightn’t expect.

February 2020