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March 2015 eNews

Highlights include: SLIP Information Sessions; ABS - Delay to March Labour Force Release; Landgate’s New Corporate Website; Fantastic 4: apps created by WA scientists; Potential Asteroid Impact Identified in Western Queensland; 27 Hilariously Bad Maps That Explain Nothing; and What Maps Will Look Like When we Need Cars to Read Them.


February 2015 eNews

Highlights include: GeoRabble #12 - Perth; WA Unveils Open Data Policy; How Will Data Retention Laws Cope with the Internet of Things?; Are We Living in 'the Lost Century'?; and Britain Leads the Way as Ordnance Survey Helps to Drive Economic Growth and Digital Innovation through Open Data.


January 2015 eNews

Highlights include: CaptureWA – Callout Open; MyFireWatch – Bushfire Information for WA; GeoRabble 2014 Wrap-up; Bright Start to the International Year of Light; and 100 Years of National Geographic Maps: The Art and Science of Where.


December 2014 eNews

Highlights include: 2015-2016 CaptureWA (formerly SLICP) Callout Now Open!; Investigator Produces its First Tasmanian Sea Floor Maps; Map: Australia's Data Availability Compared to the Rest of the World; Pyrotechnician Sends Fireworks Barge to Daydream Island; Old Measuring Instruments get a Digital Makeover; Why People Keep Trying to Erase the Hollywood Sign from Google Maps; and Modern Santa Sleigh Stocked with Rocket Boosters, GPS.


November 2014 eNews

Highlights include: 2014 Spatial Technology in Schools (STiS) Competition Winners; Introducing CaptureWA (formerly SLICP); Destination Spatial Vic Celebrates Education Funding; New CSIRO Software Opens Windows to Science; Discovering Anzacs – War Stories, Censorship Secrets and Life on the Home Front; and Mapping Missing Maps.


October 2014 eNews

Highlights include: Innovation in Landgate; Pivotal Set to Raise Australia's Global Spatial Industry Profile; REIWA Launches New Website; Expanding Burn Scar in Northern Territory; National Museum Robots Offer Virtual Field Trips to Remote School Students; Google Hires Camel for Desert Street View; and Cartography: A Map-Making, Territory Claiming, Strategy Game.


September 2014 eNews

Highlights include: Marine Ship Simulator and Online Coastal Data; Demonstrating the Power of Location Information - The Capture Program Supporting Anketell Port Development; World-Leading Mapping Technology Delivers Benefits to State; The Chief Scientist's Vision for WA Science and Innovation; Wanted: Volunteers to Count Antarctic Penguins; Reimagining Perth's Lost Wetlands; Stonehenge Secrets Revealed by Underground Map; and NASA Needs Help from Citizen Science.


August 2014 eNews

Highlights include: Spatial Technology in Schools (STiS); Demonstrating the Power of Location Information; An Invitation to Attend the AuScope Grid Roadshow 2014; Improving Access to Geoscience Australia's Spatial Data; New Apps Explore Geological Time; US Firm Supplies Geo-Spatial Mapping to Track Ebola; and Google's Satellites Could Soon See your Face from Space.


July 2014 eNews

Highlights include: Renaming of SLICP – Your Input is Needed!; Important Notice for SPOTMaps Web Users; Keeping a Closer Eye on Australian Waters; Busselton 'Under Water by 2100'; New Guidelines for Managing Data; and Consumer Drone Lets Anyone Take the Ultimate Sports Selfies.


June 2014 eNews

Highlights include: Extra Layers Added to SCAR Map Service; New Chief Scientist of WA Appointed; Electronic Property Transactions Now a Reality; The WAiTTA Award Winners; Bottom of Sydney Harbour Finally Surfacing with 3D Images; Marine Treasures of Tasmania's Flinders Island; Satellites Improving Lives in Rural Africa; and The Unlikely History of the Origins of Modern Maps.


May 2014 eNews

Highlights include: Whole of State SPOT Satellite Imagery Available Now!; Landgate Celebrates WA Day with New and Historical Imagery in Locate; Aurora Nominated for 2014 Premier’s Awards; 3D Spatial Capture via Smart Device Imminent; Strategy Sets Direction for Geodetic System; 2014 Marks a Decade of Confidence in G-NAF Addresses; Earth Observations App Contest Kicks Off; and In Search of Lost Time.


April 2014 eNews

Highlights include: 2014/2015 State Land Information Capture Program Update; Careers Expo – Perth Convention Centre – 15 to 18 May 2014; Big Data Week 2014 – ‘Perth Data Challenge’; Data Hackers Make Melbourne Hipster Map; and Travelling Through Time on Google Maps.