Congratulations to North Sydney Council whose Smart City Strategy was highly commended in the Policy Leadership category of the 2020 Smart Cities Awards powered by Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand.
Building on existing digital and smart technology projects, North Sydney launched their Smart City Strategy in 2019. Recent highlights include:
Installing 10 EV charging stations in carparks
Implementing an electronic lodgement system for development applications
Approving planning for a co-working space
Developing a suite of new online forms
Installing solar photovoltaics on the shed roofs at Coal Loader
Delivering the “Tech Help for Seniors” program
Delos Delta is proud to have to have partnered with Council to develop this Strategy and comprehensive Implementation/Action plans.
The rapid pace of urbanisation and technological developments, combined with the challenges of a global pandemic, have forced organisations and communities to reimagine the way they live, work and connect.
Delos Delta have worked with clients to address these challenges and are aiming to build resilience, intelligence and innovation.
We have harnessed our smart transformation expertise to expand our digital capacity and data systems to support full online, remote and intelligent consultation, client support and general operations.
Below are some of our key highlights from 2020.
Developing smart transformation frameworks, strategies and action plans for a range of clients. These include the Smart Casey Launchpad, the Smart City Strategic Framework for the City of Greater Geelong, the Norwood Payneham & St Peters Smart City Plan and the Port Macquarie-Hastings Smart Community Roadmap.
Supporting economic development, resilience and reinvigoration by providing dedicated strategies, plans and organisational reviews for clients including Blue Mountains City Council, Charters Towers Regional Council and more.
Encouraging innovation and unlocking the benefits of innovation networks and partnerships for clients like Wodonga Council.
Building better, smarter, more sustainable places that promote inclusivity, connectivity and innovation. These projects include the Googong Smart Precinct and Maribyrnong City Council SC2 Project.
Helping organisations, such as Glenelg Shire Counciland the City of Greater Geelong, to improve their capacity to harness the potential of big data, and better manage their data processes.
Delivering targeted community and corporate planning, supported by close stakeholder consultation. Projects include planning long-term, better futures for clients such as the City of Wanneroo and Charters Towers Regional Council.
Delos Delta has progressed innovation and inclusivity in our growing team by partnering with Curijo to provide cultural awareness training to our team, enhancing our commitment to reconciliation. We also provided advanced IAP2 stakeholder engagement training to our senior consultants.
Delos Delta would like to thank our clients, partners, associates and team for their commitment to innovating, growing and supporting development in the face of the unknown and the difficult.
We look forward to expanding and sharing our expertise to support smart transformation, economic development and better governance in 2021.
Other 2020 Highlights
Googong Smart Precinct
Smart Community Blueprint & Awards Finalist
Congratulations to Peet, Mirvac Residential, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council, and Onewifi & Infrastructure for joining esteemed company as finalists for the Smart Cities Week ANZ Future of Place Award.
The Project aims to integrate forward thinking and smart technology into the foundations of community development, setting a new benchmark for smart city deployment in cities and suburbs around Australia. The Googong development will eventually comprise of five connected neighbourhoods - home to around 18,000 people in 6,500 dwellings.
The Googong Smart Community Blueprint was also support by the Australia Government under the Smart Cities and Suburbs program.
Delos Delta are proud to have partnered with Googong and the Smart Googong project team to deliver this collaborative and future-focused project.
In 2020 the Project established it's presence on social media, developed a new website, and released the WIP Market Research Report.
Overcoming COVID-19 restrictions, the WIP was able to hold several successful digital programs and events that added value and direction to communities doing it tough.
Events and opportunities offered by the WIP in 2020 included:
Delivering a 3 month Youth Innovation Program aimed at developing the entrepreneurial skills and innovation capacity of youth in the Wodonga region.
Running a 12-week Wodonga Accelerator Program to enable businesspeople in the region to build on their business models and test new ideas in a supportive environment
Presenting the Smart Community Innovation Webinar with keynote speaker Imogen Schifferle
Appointing John Elgin (Managing Director of BEC Murray-Hume) as Local Coordinator
Sharing and promoting the stories of local businesses on WIP website and socials
Delos Delta are proud to have supported the Wodonga Innovation Project and to be part of the team driving positive outcomes for regional business and the local community. We look forward to seeing more wins from the Project in the New Year.