My Local School

Project Info

Project Description


Smarter school zones for connected communities

My Local School uses open data and open source software to generate alternative school intake zones. These zones are cohesive community regions that take into account the freeways, busy roads, railway lines and other barriers to travel.

Households within these zones have the certainty that their assigned school is the shortest travel distance for their neighbourhood.


Data Story


My Local School uses these open datasets:

The PSMA and Wyndham geographic datasets represent small neighbourhood units that, combined with routing OpenStreetMap analysis, generate cohesive community regions for fairer school intake zones.


Evidence of Work

Video

Team DataSets

Wyndham Subdivision Stage Boundaries

Data Set

Local Government Areas

Data Set

ABS Mesh Blocks and Statistical Areas

Data Set

Challenges

Growing Wyndham

This challenge aims to develop innovative new ideas to help plan for Wyndham as a growing city. Winning entry will be a best concept/product that is useful for the people of Wyndham.

Go to Challenge | 15 teams have entered this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

More than apps and maps: help government decide with data

How can we combine data to help government make their big and small decisions? Government makes decisions every day—with long term consequences such as the location of a school, or on a small scale such as the rostering of helpdesk staff.

Go to Challenge | 58 teams have entered this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

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