GIS training & advice

We are offering free training in ArcGIS to CAP staff and PhDs to help you create maps and perform spatial analysis of data. We also have weekly drop-in GIS advice sessions. Detailed consultations are available on request. Contact the CartoGIS team for more information.

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Illustrator & MapsOnline Training

Free half day course for CAP staff & PhD students: download maps from MapsOnline and edit them in Adobe Illustrator. Register on HORUS/ISIS for GIS007 for one of two morning sessions: 12 or 13 September 2018. You need a charge code as there is a no-show fee of $100.

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Many types of maps

CartoGIS produces tailored maps highlighting a range of themes such as historical empires, ethnicity, election results, transport systems, military placements, historic battles, disputed borders and archaeological sites. We can also make interactive maps. We use GIS to accurately locate data and perform spatial analysis.

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Maps Online

Download and customize maps produced by CartoGIS.

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ANU Collections Pilot Program

The Asia Pacific Map Collection is one of five unique collections chosen to take part in an ANU Pilot Program. Projects and initiatives that highlight the research value of collections will be identified.

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We create high quality maps, diagrams and interactive products; undertake data analysis in geographic information systems (GIS); manage valuable map and data collections; and provide advice and training to staff and students in the College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP).

Our cartographic services are available for a fee to academic and professional staff at the ANU and people in the wider community as resources allow. CAP HDR students currently have a quota of four free maps per year. Enquiries: please email


Visualisations gallery

Tailored maps and diagrams to enhance your research and teaching (examples).

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Request form

ANU staff and HDR students may request work via our online request form.

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We are now offering a number of training opportunities throughout the year: ArcGIS basics and GIS analysis, half-day training sessions on remote sensing, ArcGIS digitising and editing, and Google Earth Pro. Learning skills to edit downloaded maps from MapsOnline or create your own will be taught in the Introduction to Adobe Illustrator CC course.

GIS training

Learn to use GIS software to accurately locate, visualise and analyse data.

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AI training

Learn to use Adobe Illustrator CC to edit and create your own maps.

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We have a physical and digital map collection of over 40,000 published maps focusing on Asia and the Pacific. We provide base maps for free download via our MapsOnline website. See our list of websites for GIS data, geospatial blogs and visualisation tools.

Map collection

Search our physical and digital map resources of over 40,000 published maps.

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Search and download base maps produced by CartoGIS from MapsOnline.

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GIS data

Data for use in Geographic Information software (GIS) such as QGIS and ArcGIS.

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Blogs & tools

Links to blogs and tools with mapping and spatial themes.

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Updated:  28 March 2018/Responsible Officer:  CartoGIS Coordinator/Page Contact:  CartoGIS Coordinator