PSMA has made several changes and enhancements in version 1.4 which was shipped in late December, 2019 of the Geoscape Buildings, Surface Cover and Trees dataset.  These include:

Buildings:
An additional 52,466 buildings were included in Geoscape Buildings, Surface Cover and Trees v1.4, increasing the National total count to 15,473,626 buildings (approximately 0.34% increase).

New and updated Urban buildings in ACT, NSW, VIC, QLD, SA, and TAS. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Belconnen (ACT),
  • Sydney CBD, Western Sydney, Newcastle (NSW),
  • Brisbane, Townsville, Hervey Bay, and surrounding Cairns (QLD), and
  • Hobart (TAS)
Geoscape v1.4 urban refresh coverage; Sydney CBD (NSW)

Surface Cover and Trees:
Surface Cover 2M and Trees were updated in Geoscape Buildings, Surface Cover and Trees v1.4 with the following results:

  • Update of the Surface Cover 2M theme resulted in an adjusted Tree coverage of approximately 10,154 square kilometres

Linkages with PSMA Products:
The following PSMA Data Products from August 2019 were used to create building relationships within this Geoscape v1.4 release:

  • G-NAF
  • CadLite (Cadastre and Property)
  • Administrative Boundaries

Users should be aware that the above-listed PSMA products are not part of the Geoscape Buildings, Surface Cover and Trees dataset.  These can be separately licensed from us.

Callpoint Spatial can supply Geoscape in various file formats, with enriched attribution and in combination with other datasets to support a range of applications. Our key value-added edition is Geoscape Extra.