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NSW Building Complex Point Dataset

File Identifier: {28F8E5C3-2944-4F0D-84BC-B5FE50987525}
Parent Identifier: 99140c9a-9387-4459-bc5d-9f782b51113e
Resource Type: Dataset
Responsible Party:
Organisation Name: DFSI Spatial Services, a unit of Department Finance, Services and Innovation then DFSI Spatial Services
Position Name: Delivery Manager, Business Development and Delivery
Role: Point Of Contact
Contact Info:
Delivery Point: 346 Panorama Ave
Administrative Area: Bathurst
Postal Code: 2795
E-Mail Address: sds@lpi.nsw.gov.au
Online Resource: https://six.nsw.gov.au/
Metadata Date: 2015-09-10
Metadata Standard Name: ANZLIC Metadata Profile: An Australian/New Zealand Profile of AS/NZS ISO 19115:2005, Geographic information - Metadata
Data Identification
Abstract: Building Complex Point represents a group of buildings and associated facilities, functioning together as a unit. It is a point feature class of the NSW Digital Topographic Database ( DTDB), within the Cultural theme. Building Complex Type has the following subtypes; education facility, community facility, hospital facility, industry facility and recreation facility.Education Facility includes; Primary School, High School, Technical College, University , Academy (including Military, Police and Sports academies, but does not include institutions for teaching technical or trade course), Special School, Pre-School, and Combined Primary Secondary School. Undefined indicates a more specific attribute value was unknown or not an option. Community Facility includes the following; Ambulance, Art Gallery, Nursing Home (Retirement Villages that offer self care/ private accommodation are generally not included) , Convent Monastery, Court House, Embassy, Fire Station-Bush, Fire Station-Urban, Gaol, Library, Local Government Chambers, Museum, Observatory , Place Of Worship , Police , Post Office (Post office agencies are not captured), SES Facility , Tourist Information Centre, Retirement Village (the complexes usually cater for self care/ private accommodation but may also offer other restricted care services), and Relocatable Home Village . Undefined indicates a more specific attribute value was unknown or not an option.Hospital Facility includes the following; General Hospital, Psychiatric Hospital, Emergency Hospital, Medical Centre (only facilities providing significant emergency medical treatment for the locality in lieu of a hospital are captured).Industry Facility includes; Abattoir , Brickworks, Co-operative, Depot (the storage of construction / maintenance materials for roads or railways are included), Depot-NRMA (this is a Legacy feature type with limited maintenance), Factory, Homestead, Research Station, Shipyard and Shopping Centre. Undefined indicates a more specific attribute value was unknown or not an option. Utility Facility includes; Filtration Plant, Gas Facility, PowerStation-Fuel Driven, PowerStation-GeoThermal , PowerStation-Hydro, Power Station-Solar, PowerStation-Wind, Pumping Station, Sewage Works, Sub Station and Transmission Station (including data, radio, telephone and television signal transmission). Undefined indicates a more specific attribute value was unknown or not an option. Recreation Facility includes; Caravan Park (this is generally for recreational purposes as Long term ‘Relocatable Mobile Homes’ are classified separately), Club, Sports Centre, Swimming Pool Facility (including sea baths and the actual pool(s) may be held as General Cultural Point or General Cultural Area Class Subtype Pondage), Tourist Attraction, and Zoo. Undefined indicates a more specific attribute value was unknown or not an option.
Purpose: The DTDB is primarily used for planning, developmental activities, navigation and resource monitoring by emergency services, the Defence Forces, environmental resource managers and engineers. This information is also commonly used by bushwalkers, canoeists, anglers and fossickers to establish a detailed picture of the local environment.
Language: eng
Status: onGoing
Title: NSW Building Complex Point Dataset
Date: 2012-10-05
Date Type: Publication Date
Date: 2016-07-29+10:00
Date Type: Revision Date
Maintenance Information:
Frequency: Continual
Representation Type: Vector
Topic Category: Business and Economic
Keyword Collection:
Keyword: BOUNDARIES-Cultural
Keyword: BOUNDARIES-Administrative
Keyword: HERITAGE-Natural
Keyword: HUMAN-ENVIRONMENT-Livability
Keyword: HUMAN-ENVIRONMENT-Structures-and-Facilities
Keyword: HUMAN-ENVIRONMENT-Urban-Design
Keyword: INDUSTRY-Mining
Keyword: LAND
Keyword: LAND-Topography
Keyword: VEGETATION-Structural
Keyword: WATER-Hydrochemistry
Keyword: WATER-Groundwater
Keyword: WATER-Hydrology
Keyword: WATER-Lakes
Keyword: WATER-Rivers
Keyword: WATER-Surface
Spatial Extent:
West Bounding Longitude: 140
East Bounding Longitude: 159
North Bounding Latitude: -28
South Bounding Latitude: -38
Legal Constraints:
Use Constraints: License
Use Limitation: Access and Licenses are managed by DFSI Spatial Services, a unit of Department Finance, Services and Innovations creates and manages intellectual property (IP) for the Crown in right of New South Wales. Acquisition of this data is subject to the customer entering into an appropriate Creative Commons license agreement. To the extent that Creative Commons licensing applies, all data and other material produced by DFSI Spatial Services constitutes Crown copyright. DFSI Spatial Services has applied the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence. DFSI Spatial Services asserts the right to be attributed as author of the original material in the following manner:© Department Finance, Services and Innovation[date of extraction]. Additional terms for the use of DFSI Spatial Services material include that any derived products which are created will be required to clearly mark the date that any extractions from the DFSI Spatial Services Spatial Database occurred. All Intellectual Property (IP) which is owned by DFSI Spatial Services should only be loaded on any external cloud platforms if DFSI Spatial Services' Intellectual Property (IP) remains unchanged, maintained and preserved.
Security Constraints:
Classification: unclassified
Distributor Format:
Format Name: GeoDatabase(gdb), Shape(shp), Well Known Text(wkt), Data Exchange Format(dxf),Oracle(SDO), MapInfo(MID/MIF/TAB).
Format Version: DFSI, Spatial Services uses FME Server Farm for manual manipulation, transformation and reformatting to meet client needs.
Distributor Format:
Format Name: Web Map Service(WMS)
Format Version: OGC Compliant
Distributor Format:
Online Resource:
URL: http://spatialservices.finance.nsw.gov.au/mapping_and_imagery/lpi_web_services
Function: Information
Online Resource:
URL: http://globe.six.nsw.gov.au/
Function: Information
Online Resource:
URL: http://maps.six.nsw.gov.au/clipnship.html
Function: Download
Distributor Contact:
Organisation Name: DFSI Spatial Services, a unit of Department Finance, Services and Innovation then DFSI Spatial Services
Role: Distributor
Contact Info:
Voice: 02 6332 8287
Delivery Point: 346 Panorama Ave
Administrative Area: Bathurst
Postal Code: 2795
E-Mail Address: sds.service@lpi.nsw.gov.au
Scope: Series
Lineage: The original mapping information that constitutes the DTDB was initially created from 1970 at 1:25 000, 1:50 000 and 1:100 000 scales from stereoscopic aerial photography supported by ground truth, field data capture and updating. These scales have an inherent accuracy as per the National Mapping Council of Australia, Standards of Map Accuracy (1975). Therefore, the position of the feature instance will be within 0.5mm at map scale for 90% of the well-defined points. That is, 1:25000 = 12.5 m, 1:50000 = 25 m and 1:100000 = 50 m. The original manuscripts were scanned and vectorised and translated to Genamap files. Beginning in 2004, the data was migrated to an ESRI geodatabase. Since then the database has been continuously updated and upgraded through a program of external data integration from custodial and other sources, data matching and data verification of other internal and external databases, field investigation and research, as well as through DFSI, Spatial Services's regular cycle of updating aerial imagery of 10 cm, 50 cm and 2.5 m GSD. The programs address the content correctness, currency and accuracy of different Feature Classes on a continuous or cyclical basis. The specific programs utilised for the maintenance of each feature are largely defined by the Capture Source Attribute attached to the feature. Data is updated via multiple source programs and captured using various methods; Registered Image Trace, Ortho Image Trace of 10 , 20 and 50 cm ground sample distance imagery from ADS and 2.5 m from SPOT 5 imagery , Table Digitisation , DCDB , Scan / Vectorise , Differential GPS , Non-corrected , Comparative estimate , Survey Controlled , Mobile GPS , Stereo Image Trace Aggregation or replication of existing line segments , Engineering Design File (CAD) Scanned Map Image Trace , Positioned within features cadastral or ortho image extent. Some capture methods are unknown which may occur where data was supplied by an external source where the data capture method is undefined. Depending on the capture source, capture method, digital update and control point upgrade, every feature instance reportedly has a positional accuracy within the range of 1 m-100 m. It is important to note that not all features may be captured within the database for each feature class, and may not be an accurate representation of the current state.
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