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Public payphone locations

Payphones. A lifeline for when everything has been taken from you, or you just can't afford to keep your pay-as-you-go in the black. Telstra already makes available a search interface for the locations of payphones (https://www.telstra.com.au/consumer-advice/payphones) but the dataset used is not directly accessible. The copyright of this data and Terms of Service for the search interface are unclear, but clearly public. ...more »

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Shark attack incidents

Currently, Taronga Zoo has details of shark attack incidents on their website, however I believe the incidents should be made publicly available as a CSV so data visualisations can be performed to help illustrate patterns in shark behaviour.

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An eConnected Grainbelt - in the paddock and online

WA grain grower groups have a unique opportunity to host a fully operational automatic weather station and soil moisture probe at no financial cost. The equipment will form part of five eDemonstration sites to be established throughout the Wheatbelt as part of the Department of Agriculture and Food’s (DAFWA) eConnected Grainbelt project, made possible by Royalties for Regions. The weather stations and soil moisture probes ...more »

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Profiles of local government carers

Carers working for government could complete profiles of themselves (much like a dating service) so that people employing or assigning carers could match skills, interests, personalities and backgrounds allowing for a more appropriate care and happier care workers.

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GTFS Public Transport Data for Northern Territory

Public Transport data was previously made available for download in 2011 as an excel spreadsheet at http://data.gov.au/dataset/journey-planner-data-nt

I would like to see this updated and made available to app developers as a GTFS dataset under creative commons.

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Fire hydrant locations

A water hydrant is used by fire fighters to access the water supply in the case of a fire.

 

Why are hydrants important?

 

During an emergency, including a bush or house fire, it is important to know where the water hydrant is located. Having clear access to a water hydrant may make a difference to how quickly an emergency can be brought under control.

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