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GIS Data

This page is for users of GIS or AutoCAD software, if you are looking for maps go to the map portal page here.

CAD users can either download data or consume our web services directly in your application.

Data downloads
Launceston City Council's GIS Map Data is available as a free download from data.gov.au

For CAD users a city wide DWG file is also available for download here (82MB) 

Web services

View here using ArcGIS Online OR,

For GIS users our map services can be viewed directly in your application (ArcGIS Rest Map and Feature Services, WMS, WFS and KMZ). Please note some of these services are only available between 7.10am and 10.55pm Australian Eastern Standard Time.

  • For ArcMap users: In ArcCatalog add a GIS Server connection by clicking on GIS Server > Add ArcGIS Server > Use GIS Services > Next > Copy and paste http://mapping.launceston.tas.gov.au/arcgis/services 
  • You should now be able to drag any of the services available into your map.
  • For AutoCAD users to view our services in AutoCAD download and install ArcGIS for AutoCAD. This allows you to view our spatial data in AutoCAD without having to download it.
  • For Mapinfo and other GIS users please see these video tutorials for adding services as WMS or WFS. These WMS or WFS links are available by clicking on the relevant map service

For full instructions on what it is, how to install it and how to use it, visit the ArcGIS for AutoCAD page in the ESRI resource centre.

Licencing
All data is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0)

Creative Commons licencing of spatial data contributes towards the goals of Open Government Data Principles by strengthening the community right to access information, as well encouraging innovation and collaboration.  For further reading: webguide 'publishing public sector information' and declaration of open government.

Disclaimer
While all reasonable care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information portrayed in this data, its purpose is to provide a general indication of the location of Council services. The information provided may contain errors or omissions and the accuracy may not suit all users.  A site inspection  and investigation is recommended before commencement of any project based on this data.

For more information please call the Council's Spatial Sciences Department on 03 6323 3230.