[cc-au] Qld govt geospatial data CC release?
steve at bathurstcomputers.com.au
Fri Feb 1 20:47:02 EST 2008
On Sat, 2 Feb 2008 12:45:46 am Brianna Laugher wrote:
> At LCA (linux.conf.au) this week I went to a discussion about FOSS and
> geospatial tools. It is something I am tangentially interested in so I
> don't know a great deal about it.
> It was mentioned almost in passing that the Queensland government is
> going to (or has??) release a bunch of geospatial data under "all
> Creative Commons licenses" (I have some doubts on this point since it
> seems a little overkill, surely CC-BY is enough for maximum reuse?).
> Anyway the relevant department seems to be
> <http://www.qsic.qld.gov.au/QSIC/QSIC.nsf/>. Lacking the patience to
> decode governmentspeak I was hoping someone might be able to point to
> me to any document like a licensing policy or a press release. Seems
> like a big deal??! If it has happened then I guess it would also be
> worth mentioning on cc.org.au ?
> ... which makes me think it hasn't happened yet...
> Insight welcome, please :)
It is part of the Queensland Goverment Information Licensing Framework which
covers all information, not just spatial imagery. It appears they are at
Stage 3 and all information is available online:
This means there is a bit to go before anyone can access the data.
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