Smart, Connected Brisbane
As Brisbane continues to grow rapidly, we need to harness opportunities to achieve cutting-edge, cost-effective and successful smart city outcomes by ensuring technological innovation is at the forefront of everything we do and encouraging open dialogue with business, industry and residents.
Brisbane City Council already incorporates information and communication technologies to enhance the quality and performance of urban services and actively fosters innovation and knowledge transfer.
To keep up-to-date with Council's smart, connected innovations, you can:
We've showcased a few initiatives to demonstrate our Smart, Connected Brisbane journey so far.
Smart, Connected Brisbane initiatives
Learn about how Council is using open innovation to make Brisbane an even better place to live, work and do business.
Brisbane Metro will provide a high-frequency public transport system with the ability to move 22,000 people every hour.
310 Brisbane intersections have been fitted with Emergency Vehicle Priority devices to provide emergency vehicles with a clear route to call outs.
Council releases open data for free to encourage third parties to develop apps, websites and tools to benefit Brisbane residents and business.
Council is harnessing the power of water to help maintain Brisbane's local sports clubs and parklands through smart watering.
A better Brisbane
Council has received more than 157 innovative submissions since Better Brisbane Proposals was introduced in mid-2015.
Food truck website
Brisbane's growing food truck industry has been boosted by Council's new website for mobile diners.
Free Wi-Fi network
More than 659,000 unique users a month take advantage of Council's free Wi-Fi network to help them stay connected as they move around.
Smart, Connected Brisbane video
Alternatively, watch the Smart, Connected Brisbane video on Council's YouTube channel.
How to get involved
Council's smart, connected processes use the collective wisdom of individuals, businesses, entrepreneurs, students, academics and government representatives to solve problems.
For more information on how to get involved phone Council on 07 3403 8888 during business hours and ask to speak to the Economic Development team.