With cities around the globe striving to achieve low carbon outcomes in the face of climate change, Professor Deo Prasad says collaboration between government and industry is key to overcoming the obstacles in Australia.
A collaborative project between state, federal and local government, the University of Tasmania and Telstra will introduce a range of connective technology to establish Launceston as one of Australia’s leading smart cities.
The Australian Government has launched the framework this week, which aims to help governments, industry and the community to better target cities policy and investments.
Roads & Infrastructure Magazine talks to experts from Swinburne University of Technology about the potential for smart city concepts and how it may change the nature of urban mobility.
Speaking at the recent Online Retail Logistics 2017, Australian Logistics Council Managing Director Michael Kilgariff noted that the country’s cities are not freight friendly, as a result of planning systems that fail to properly account for freight movement.