This strategy considers where elevation and depth information fall short of community expectations and anticipates the consequences of missing key growth opportunities in the future. The consultation draft was released for public comment in November 2017 and the final strategy, incorporating public feedback, was released June 2018 . This is an important government strategy. Elevation and depth information is critical to public safety, climate change studies and industry automation, and yet it is one of the most underutilised government data assets. Being able to visualise our environment as a 3-dimensional model is one of the most significant ways to help people make sense of their location.