[talk-au] NSW LPI address import

Dion Moult dion at thinkmoult.com
Sun Feb 10 21:28:39 UTC 2019

Hey talk-au,

This is just a reminder that the NSW LPI address import project is still going on, and that you can review any datasets in the following repo. Some of the manual steps have been automated a little bit more thanks to great work by David Wales, but it is still a human review process at the end of the day so we are doing a bit here a bit there.


Gitlab has a subscribe feature somewhere I think.

A list of suburbs that are currently in the review directory are as follows:

Camellia, Concord West, Denistone East, Denistone West, Denistone, East Ryde, Galston, Harris Park, Liberty Grove, Meadowbank, Melrose Park, Newington, North Ryde, Tahmoor.

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-------- Original Message --------
On 18 Dec. 2018, 11:07 pm, David Wales wrote:

> Thanks Dion,
> I'll get back to the repo in the next day or so. I had a quick look, and it seemed pretty comprehensive, but I haven't had a chance to try it out yet.
> Andrew, I could make a custom OsmAnd map with address data, but it would spoil the point of using OsmAnd for me! I use it because it motivates me to improve Open Street Map!
> On 18 December 2018 12:05:28 am AEDT, Andrew Harvey <andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, 17 Dec 2018 at 23:38, Dion Moult <dion at thinkmoult.com> wrote:
>>> I also use OsmAnd a lot and lack of addresses is a big bugbear! Admittedly
>>> sometimes I cheat and search for the address on an app called "Transportr" on
>>> the F-Droid store before I do my routing in OsmAnd, but I digress.
>> You could process the GNAF address points data into OsmAnd using [1]
>> and [2], so you get full address support without needing to actually
>> import anything into OSM. I did this and it works okay.
>> [1]
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OsmAndMapCreator
>> [2]
>> https://github.com/openaddresses/oa2osm
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