About Michael Whereat, Scott Bourke, and Paul Skillen

Michael Whereat (michael.whereat@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au) is the Lead Technical Advisor on the SCIBN Project, Scott Bourke (scott.bourke@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au) is Chief Innovation Officer and Paul Skillen (paul.skillen@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au) is Head of Business Development for the Sunshine Coast Council.

Building a ‘Greenfields’ Smart City in Australia

The Sunshine Coast is growing from a series of regional villages and towns, with a large beautiful rural hinterland, to a mature urban decentralised city-state region. To complete the transition to a modern 21st century “city”, the region required a contemporary urban city centre built on digital foundations.