The National Map

The National Map interface showing DEA Waterbodies in NSW

The National Map is an Australian portal for easily accessing data from different federal, state, and local government departments directly (normally accessed via This includes some satellite remote sensing data, but also many other types of GIS data. The datasets available relate to areas including:

  • Agriculture
  • Communications
  • Elevation (eg DEM grids)
  • Energy
  • Reserves
  • Borders
  • Urban Infrastructure
  • Land Cover & Use
  • Satellite Images
  • ABS Data
  • Water
  • State Government Data
  • Local Government Data

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