Grey Areas

Team Name: 
5 Shades of Grey

Grey Areas is a web service that rates postcodes according to their Age-Friendliness.

How age-friendly is your suburb?

Demo available at http://greyareas.online/

(Backup domain name if .online TLD causes a page not found error: http://45.63.24.206 )

Project notes, support material and components: https://sites.google.com/almostanything.com.au/greyareas

 

Region: 
Used Datasets: 
Dataset Name: 
DSS Payment Demographic Data
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
Department of Social Services
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Australian Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
We use this dataset to get an indication of the number of seniors in a postcode (specifically the number of people on the aged pension).
Dataset Name: 
Business Discount Directory
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Queensland Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
We have included this data set to map business offering pensioner discounts, helping enable economic contributions by seniors (in the form of spending).
Dataset Name: 
Community facilities - Queensland
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
QLD GOV
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Queensland Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
This data tells us about infrastructure by postcode, so we’re using this to determine the facilities available that might help create an age-friendly community.
Dataset Name: 
Postal Areas ASGS Non ABS Structures Ed 2011 Digital Boundaries
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
ABS
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Australian Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
Used to retrieve the boundaries of a postal area given a lat/long
Event Location: 
Rockhampton