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Smart City Updates

A smart city leverages new technology, data and innovation to improve liveability, productivity and sustainability outcomes.

Annual progress updates

In addition to projects managed by the Smart Cities Steering Group, the Council has completed a number of projects that align with actions in the Smart City Plan.

Smart City Progress

  • Low-emission Council vehicles


    Transitioned the Council’s fleet to low-emission vehicles.

  • Smart parking pilot


    Partnered with eSMART 21 to undertake a Smart Parking Pilot Project in the ground level of the Webbe Street car park (used technology to monitor 6 car parking bays).

  • Online development applications


    Transitioned to electronic assessment of development applications via the State Planning Portal.

  • Free public Wi-Fi at Norwood Town Hall


    Access to free public Wi-Fi for Norwood Town Hall visitors.

  • Six electric vehicle charging stations


    Received approval for the installation of six electric vehicle charging stations.

  • Norwood Town Hall goes solar


    Solar panels installed at Norwood Town Hall.

  • Smart koala crossing


    Koala Crossing with remote monitoring capabilities installed on William Street, Norwood.

  • AR Christmas on the Parade


    Augmented reality (AR) Christmas activations along The Parade, Norwood.

The Council's Smart City Plan was published in January 2021. 


More information

For all Smart City related enquiries, contact the Smart City Steering Group

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