Update on the open G-NAF and Administrative Boundaries datasets


Thank you for your ongoing interest in the Australian Government’s announcement of 7 December 2015 about making the Geocoded National Address File (G-NAF) and Administrative Boundaries datasets openly available in February 2016.
We have been working hard to finalise the data supply arrangements and internal processes so that we can make these datasets available through data.gov.au this month. We are working through the remaining details to publish the data.
Making the G-NAF and Administrative Boundaries datasets openly available will remove barriers to greater use of the data and unlock and create opportunities for efficiencies and digital innovation. We look forward to innovative and entrepreneurial approaches to the use of these datasets now that they are to be made openly available.
For additional information please refer to the FAQs which are available at: https://www.dpmc.gov.au/pmc/about-pmc/core-priorities/public-data-branch-within-dpmc/geocoded-national-address-data-be-made-openly-available



Nick (not verified) 22 February 2016

Sooo... in other words not yet?

Alex (not verified) 22 February 2016

Ok so it's not Feb 22nd, any hints as to when so I can desist from pressing refresh incessantly?

Sam (not verified) 22 February 2016

I understand PSMA has made this data available to commonwealth today 22nd Feb. Not sure how long it takes to be uploaded to data.gov.au. May be Allan can shed some light on this? Thanks.

Victor (not verified) 23 February 2016

When? When? When?

Ron (not verified) 23 February 2016

I guess I'll be back again tomorrow ... again.

Peter (not verified) 23 February 2016

Many of us eagerly awaiting the release

Steve (not verified) 23 February 2016

I wonder what licence will be used, current PSMA datasets are only good for internal use so no opertunity for use in open market business solutions.

Angus (not verified) 23 February 2016

Steve, the licence used is addressed in the FAQ linked above.

Peter (not verified) 25 February 2016

Its been a long month, waiting........

Hugh Saalmans (not verified) 25 February 2016

Hi Allen, for national users of GNAF and the PSMA Admin Boundaries. Is the data going to be available as single downloads, or broken up by state and boundary type (like the current Admin Bdys are)? Single national downloads would be preferable alongside the state ones, as the current approach reduces the accessibility of the data (outside of using an API to grab the lot).

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