Among other things, this would be an idea way to fund projects which support crowd sourcing of map features to efficiently support emergency and disaster response targets.
Quoting from the EOI:
The Digital Regions Initiative will support projects which will deliver innovative and sustainable services such as those that will:LISAsoft would be happy to help government agencies on a technical level in putting together a response for the EOI, due 14 September.
- boost innovation in healthcare by enabling services such as remote consultation, diagnosis and treatment in areas where there are specialist skills shortages
- extend digital education services to enable more regional, rural and remote communities to access improved educational opportunities
- increase the use of digital technologies to improve emergency and disaster response both within and across state and territory borders.