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TASSIC Forum 2019 “Spatial Information and Digital Agriculture”

TASSIC is holding a Forum on Thursday, 7 November 2019 - don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear cutting edge research and case studies on the role of Spatial Information in Digital Agriculture. Minister for Primary Industries and Water, the Honourable Guy Barnett MP, will be opening the Forum and will be followed by four excellent speakers covering the economic and productivity benefits of Digital Agriculture.

Please click on the following link to find out further information and registration details about this important and exciting event!


"Spatial Information and Digital Agriculture" Program and Registration



TASSIC Forum 2018 “Harnessing the power of spatial analytics”

TASSIC held a forum on “Harnessing the power of spatial analytics” on 24 October 2018. The forum heard from five speakers on different aspects of the use of spatial analytics in government and industry.

Below are links to the above speaker's presentations.

Issues arising from these presentations were discussed in an open session at the conclusion of the forum. Areas of priority for examination of the use of spatial analytics included agriculture, health and human services and infrastructure.

There was interest in the Data Cube. TASSIC will organise a follow up technical workshop on the use and application of the data cube in February 2019.

TASSIC will hold a meeting and contribute to the Tasmanian Agricultural Productivity Group expo on 17 April 2019 at the Hagley Farm School.

Subsequent forums will be held mid-year in support of a review of the LIST and spatial data services that is to be undertaken by the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment with the assistance of TASSIC.

Location Analytics – an International Perspective

Biosecurity and Spatial Data Applications

Open Data Cube in a Box

Midland Highway Road Upgrade Program

Case Studies from the Coal Face



Advancing location intelligence

TASSIC's 2017-2020 strategic plan for spatial information in Tasmania outlines TASSIC's plan to meet the challenges ahead.  Download a copy of the strategic plan to find out more.


The importance of spatially locating underground services 

What happens when information about the location of underground services is either inaccurate or simply doesn't exist?  This compilation of actual images shows what can happen when the right information isn't available.