WA Business News flags GIS as key technology for population planning

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Esri Australia’s Business Manager in WA, Tom Gardner, was recently interviewed by WA Business News for a feature on how Perth can prepare for a population projection of 3.5 million people by 2050 (more than double its current size).

The article begins by citing demographer Bernard Salt, who suggests that a long-term infrastructure development strategy for Western Australia is needed.
Tom Gardner was interviewed for the piece following Esri Australia’s recent partnership with the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) – which saw the development of a planning mega-map that provides senior decision-makers for the state with the geographical context behind the complex and wide-ranging topics pertaining to planning, growth and populations.

Read the article here.

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