Article: Australia’s newest Smart City

My latest article for the Planning Institute of Australia’s New Planner magazine looking at Australia’s newest Smart City – Lake Macquarie.

Extract –

“The ‘Lake Mac Smart City, Smart Council Digital Economy Strategy’ delivers a bottom up approach to an often ambiguous concept. Its proactive efforts to establish and build momentum around meaningful engagement (both internal and external to Council) has delivered a comprehensive yet focused vision for making Lake Macquarie smarter, in more ways than one.”

Read more and download the full article here >> PIA New Planner June 2016 PlannerTech.

 Above images courtesy Lake Macquarie City Council.