Positioning

The positioning theme is Australia's spatial referencing system. The positioning service defined under this theme includes the coordinates and their uncertainty of all location-based data promulgated from or related to, the Australian Fiducial Network (AFN) and the defining Australian Height Datum tide gauge stations.

FSDF datasets in this theme

Theme Purpose

Positioning is Australia's authoritative, reliable, high accuracy location network and it gives a common reference for all location information. The Network is used by both specialists and non-specialists, for a growing number of applications.

For example:

surveying
construction
mining
precision agriculture
asset capture tracking
navigation
emergency response
law enforcement
insurance
security
climate/weather forecast, and
recreation

Theme Coverage

Complete, current and continuous NGRS coverage for all Australia and its maritime jurisdictions supporting instantaneous, reliable and fit-for-purpose positioning and time services anywhere and anytime.