[talk-au] Victorian Group? - Any links?

Brett Henderson brett at bretth.com
Wed Sep 19 01:43:21 BST 2007

Hi Mike,

Welcome aboard.

As you've discovered, the main guide is the Australian Roads Tagging 
page.  With a bit of luck we can keep the amount of deviation between 
states to a minimum given the relatively small number of mappers we 
currently have in Australia.

There is a Victoria page created by Glen Pringle on the wiki here:
but it hasn't seen much activity other than Glen's work and there hasn't 
been an update since mid July.

Having said that, there are a number of mappers in Victoria but I 
haven't checked on recent activity to see who is still active.  I 
initially mapped the Melbourne city grid and some freeways before 
concentrating on my local suburb of Hillside but I have done very little 
recently due to lack of time.

I have a recent planet file with user names included.  When I get a 
chance I'll run a report on it to generate a list of users (with public 
edits enabled) who have edited in each state of Australia.  It should be 


Mike wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm new to OpenStreetMaps and just started adding some data to my own  
> area of Victoria and was wondering if there is an established group of  
> editors for Victoria. Any links to guide lines in regards to tagging  
> etc would also be appreciated. I'm trying to find out what standards I  
> should be using really. I've got the "Australian Roads Tagging" page  
> of Wiki already, is that the only Australian guide?
> Regards
> Mike.
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