Knowledge of place
We understand how cities, towns, suburbs and regions are changing.
We see patterns in how people move through stages of life, and the impact that has on cities, states and suburbs. This short video explains how understanding these patterns can help you make informed decisions about the provision of housing, infrastructure and services.
Explore our platform of information tools, consulting services and public resources for local government and confidently plan for your community's future.
Understand when, where and how the Australian population is changing so you can locate your services in the right place at the right time.
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The quality evidence-base over 300 councils use to prioritise expenditure for community services that meet residents' needs; make capital investments in the right place at the right time; win much needed grant funding; and harness the collective efforts of local business and community groups.
Our location decisions team are trusted to help set electoral boundaries, plan infrastructure for national utilities, ensure our emergency services are adequately resourced and locate schools for tomorrow's children.
Whether you are planning for a single catchment, like a school, or a national network, like the NBN, we can help you quantify demand by location.
They include local & state governments, education providers, housing developers, retailers, health care providers, utilities, banks and insurers, emergency services, sporting clubs, and planning consultants.
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