Open Knowledge

National Map 100% open

Australia


What data is expected?

This data category requires a high level national map. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Scale of 1:250,000 (1 cm = 2.5km).
  • Markings of national roads
  • National borders
  • Marking of streams, rivers, lakes, mountains.
  • Updated at least once a year.

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? Yes(Here)
  •   Is the data machine readable? Yes (wms)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Available in bulk? Yes
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as GEODATA TOPO 250K Series 3 - Packaged (Personal Geodatabase format) published by Geoscience Australia)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes

Details

1:250 000 scale Topographic vector data is also downloadable in full https://www.ga.gov.au/products/servlet/controller?event=FILE_SELECTION&catno=63999 One of the first government organisations to adopt open licencing, specifically Creative Commons. http://www.ga.gov.au/copyright.html Also provides WMS API http://www.ga.gov.au/mapconnect/wms.jsp

Reviewer comments

Everything seems correct, I changed the link to the dataset for a better one offereing vector data download instead of PDF.

Contributors

Reviewers

  • Gil Zaretzer

Submitters

  • Pia Waugh