QLD Fire Warden

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Team Name: 
Connectors

Our goal is to create a valuable community solution to streamline reliable communications between the multiple stakeholders in the rural fire fighting services.  We will do this by streamlining the permit applications, data collection, communications and approval process.

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Dataset Name: 
Local government contact list
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
Department of Infrastructure, Local Government, and Planning
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Queensland Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
Local government contact list (available as Excel list with council names and postal address). We had planned to add additional contact details (from local government directory), but this would have been a manual process.
Dataset Name: 
Rural properties - Queensland
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
Department of Natural Resources and Mines
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Queensland Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
This dataset shows the extent of named Rural Properties (horticultural or agricultural farms) within the State of Queensland. The data has been compiled from numerous sources to produce a state wide coverage with the boundaries aligned to the Queensland Digital Cadastral Database (DCDB). Lineage: downloaded from http://qldspatial.information.qld.gov.au/catalogue/custom/detail.page?fid={056BC8D6-A24C-423E-9C05-AA6952C5F0D4} as shapefile. Uploaded to RoxAU.maps.arcgis.com and published as public layer. Attribution: (QDNRM, 2014 CCBY)
Dataset Name: 
Rural Fire Stations
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Queensland Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
Location of rural fire stations within Queensland. Note that not all rural brigades have fire stations. This data contains coordinate (in GDA94) and address information. LINEAGE download csv Uploaded to RoxAU.maps.arcgis.com (developer account) and published as public feature layer. Attribution: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services, Queensland Government, Rural Fire Stations API, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution sourced on 29 July 2016 (QFES, 2016 CCBY)
Dataset Name: 
Queensland Urban Fire Stations
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Queensland Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
Location of all urban fire stations within Queensland. This data contains coordinate (in GDA94) and address information. LINEAGE: api (not able to use), downloaded csv. Uploaded to RoxAU.maps.arcgis.com (developer account) and published as public feature layer. Attribution: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services, Queensland Government, Queensland Urban Fire Stations, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution sourced on 29 July 2016. (QFES, 2016 CCBY)
Dataset Name: 
Bushfire hazard area - Bushfire prone area - reliability assessment - Queensland
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
Public Safety Business Agency
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Queensland Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
This data pack contains reliability assessment tools and guidance to assist local governments to assess the suitability of State-wide Bushfire Hazard (Bushfire Prone Area) mapping when making or amending a local planning scheme to identify state interests with regard to bushfire hazard Lineage: Downloaded. loaded in to test images, not used in final minimum viable product. Attribution: Public Safety Business Agency, Queensland Government, Bushfire hazard area - Bushfire prone area - reliability assessment - Queensland, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution sourced on 29 July 2016. (QPSBA, 2016 CCBY)
Dataset Name: 
Queensland Fire and Rescue current bushfire incidents
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Queensland Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
Vegetation fire and permitted burn incidents from Queensland Fire and Rescue (QFRS). The information is updated every 30 minutes. The points represent the general area of the fire, not its current location or spread. Lineage: data.qld.gov.au format is bushfireAlert.kmz Uploaded to RoxAU.maps.arcgis.com (developer account) and published as public feature layer. The feature service icons had trouble displaying. We switched to the CommSafety Feature service already in ArcGIS online, where it's been used we also added the notices from QFES website. Attribution: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services, Queensland Government, Queensland Fire and Rescue current bushfire incidents, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution sourced on 29 July 2016. (QFES, 2016 CCBY)
Event Location: 
Toowoomba