Map it your Way!

Project Info

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Team Name

Engine C6

Team Members

Alex and 4 other members with unpublished profiles.

Project Description

A toolchain to produce customised maps for loading into a Garmin GPS for specialised uses. An example is provided for the CFS to use as a replacement/supplement to existing Emergency Services Map Book and Group Response Plans.

Data Story

8 OpenStreetMap is the core data providing the basemap (Worldwide) that allows routing, town names, address lookup and so on
* Relevant (public) data is incorporated into OpenStreetMap (or simply validated)
* Private data is mapped and saved locally
* A script is then run to download the wanted area from OpenStreetMap and transform it into the desired "look" using customised styling rules.

Evidence of Work


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Team DataSets


Description of Use Cross checked agains OpenStreetMap and sample Emergency Map Book page to ensure they all line up.

Data Set

Emergency Services

Description of Use Use for validating data in OpenStreetMap and from CFS Promotions Unit

Data Set

South Australian Country Fire Service Promotions Unit

Description of Use Use for validating and improving data in OpenStreetMap that is loaded into the project

Data Set


Description of Use Base mapping which is loaded into Garmin unit.

Data Set

Challenge Entries

Transforming the national to the international (National)

Where should Australian Businesses go next?

Go to Challenge | 15 teams have entered this challenge.

Working Together

How can open government data to improve responsers' situational understanding and ability to plan their response, and share their information between agencies? How can sharing information between agencies be improved by different information presentation, allowing more informed decisions during domestic emergencies or national security events?

Go to Challenge | 20 teams have entered this challenge.

Improving Response

Best entry that assists CFS planning for and responding to incidents.

Go to Challenge | 7 teams have entered this challenge.

Better Services - Citizens at the Centre

How can we provide better services to South Australian citizens and businesses?

Go to Challenge | 17 teams have entered this challenge.