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<big>'''Using Waze in Australia'''</big>
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<big>'''Welcome to Waze Australia'''</big>
==[[waze:About|About Waze]]==
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[[How Waze calculates routes]]
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==About Waze==
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{{About Waze}}
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===Australian Roads===
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*The Australian road network covers more than 817,000 kilometres.
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*Approximately 657,000 kilometres are controlled by local government - although state-controlled roads account for about three quarters of all vehicle kilometres travelled.
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*There are more than 37,000 road bridges across Australia.
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*More than three quarters of all passenger kilometres travelled in Australia occur on roads.
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*Public transport is a major user of our road network. In Melbourne, for example, more than 80 per cent of all public transport kilometres are travelled on roads.
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:Source: [http://www.roads.org.au/ Roads Australia]
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==New to Waze? ==
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[[Waze Version 3 User Manual|User Manual]]
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[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVksbb1Z4SQ Editing the Map (Video)]
  
==[[Getting Started]]==
 
 
[[FAQ]]
 
[[FAQ]]
  
[[Earning Points]]
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[[Toll Roads in Australia | How to add Toll Roads to the map]]
  
[[Australian Roads]]
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[[Adding Gas Stations | How to add Service Stations to the map]]
  
==[[Help Improve Waze]]==
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==Style Guide for Map Editing==
  
==[[Okay! Lets Edit the Map!]]==
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*[[Australian_City_Names| Australian City Naming]]
  
[https://world.waze.com/editor/ Waze Map Editor]
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*[[Road_Type| Australian Road Type Classification]]
  
[[Best_map_editing_practice| Best Map Editing Practice]]
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*[[Best_map_editing_practice| Best Map Editing Practice]]
  
[[How to label and name roads (Australia)| How to name roads]]
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*[[How to label and name roads (Australia)| How to label Roads, Road Types and Exits]]
  
[[Road Type| How to select the road type]]
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*[[Abbreviations & Acronyms (Australia) | How to abbreviate names ]]
  
[[Junctions and Roundabouts (Australia)| Junctions and Roundabouts]]
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*[[Junctions and Roundabouts (Australia)| Junctions and Roundabouts]]
  
[[Map Editing| Using the Old Cartouche Editor]]
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*[[Service Stations | How to label and name Service Stations]]
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'''Useful Sites for Map Editing:'''
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Road_transport_in_Australia Road Transport in Australia]
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[http://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/Home/ VicRoads]
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[http://www.mainroads.wa.gov.au/Pages/Welcome.aspx MainRoads W.A.]
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[http://www.tmr.qld.gov.au/ MainRoads Q.L.D.]
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[http://www.nt.gov.au/ntg4/Subject?myLevel=4&myRefPoint=cn=Transport%20and%20Travel&layout=show MainRoads N.T.]
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[http://www.rta.nsw.gov.au/ MainRoads N.S.W.]
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Your local shire and state may also provide maps which show in greater detail for features other than roads.
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==Make Waze Better==
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[https://world.waze.com/editor/ Edit the Map]
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[[Things to do]]
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[[Help Improve Waze]]
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[[Area Manager | How to be an Area Manager]]
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[http://waze.uservoice.com/forums/59225-map-editor-and-waze-com-website Vote for Improvements]
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[[Wiki_maintenance_tasks | Wiki maintenance tasks]]
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[[Use your language skills | Get Waze in your language]]
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[[Toll Roads in Australia | Add Australian Toll Roads to the map]]
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[[List of Completed Australian Service Stations | Add Australian Service Stations to the map]]
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[[Okay! Lets Edit the Map! | Tips]]
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==Something's Wrong!==
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[[Problems and Issues]]
  
==[[Area Manager | How to be an Area Manager]]==
 
==[[Use your language skills | Get Waze in your language]]==
 
==[[Problems and Issues]]==
 
 
[http://status.waze.com/ Updates on Waze status, service, currently known issues, and completed processes]
 
[http://status.waze.com/ Updates on Waze status, service, currently known issues, and completed processes]
  
==[[Development Plans]]==
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==Coming Soon==
==[[Technical Information]]==
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[[Development Plans]]
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==Behind the Scenes==
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[[Technical Information]]
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[[Earning Points]]
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[[How Waze calculates routes]]
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==Links==
 
===[https://www.facebook.com/WazeApp Facebook]===
 
===[https://www.facebook.com/WazeApp Facebook]===
 
===[http://twitter.com/#!/waze Twitter]===
 
===[http://twitter.com/#!/waze Twitter]===
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===[http://www.youtube.com/user/WazeGPS1/featured YouTube]===
 
===[http://www.waze.com/forum/ Forums]===
 
===[http://www.waze.com/forum/ Forums]===
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===[http://waze.uservoice.com/forums/59225-map-editor-and-waze-com-website Uservoice]===

Revision as of 02:05, 10 March 2013

Welcome to Waze Australia

About Waze

Waze is a free navigation app for your GPS equipped smartphone. It has the following features:

  • Spoken turn-by-turn directions
  • Spoken street names (Text-to-Speech) ^
  • Real time traffic reports
  • Real time Gas Prices ^^
  • Toll road avoidance ^^
  • Free regular updates to the map that you can help make are installed automatically
  • Search for destinations how you like: entire address at once, category, place name, landmark or use the addresses from your contacts
  • Integrated destination search: Google, Foursquare, Bing
  • Support for apps to insert destinations into Waze, such as Localscope
  • Support for multiple languages
  • Gaming elements for fun and integrated social networking


^ BETA: in selected countries

^^ Toll Roads and Gas Prices dependent on user contribution


Read more about the amazing way Waze gets better when you just drive around with Waze turned on

Australian Roads

  • The Australian road network covers more than 817,000 kilometres.
  • Approximately 657,000 kilometres are controlled by local government - although state-controlled roads account for about three quarters of all vehicle kilometres travelled.
  • There are more than 37,000 road bridges across Australia.
  • More than three quarters of all passenger kilometres travelled in Australia occur on roads.
  • Public transport is a major user of our road network. In Melbourne, for example, more than 80 per cent of all public transport kilometres are travelled on roads.
Source: Roads Australia

New to Waze?

User Manual

Editing the Map (Video)

FAQ

How to add Toll Roads to the map

How to add Service Stations to the map

Style Guide for Map Editing


Useful Sites for Map Editing:

Road Transport in Australia

VicRoads

MainRoads W.A.

MainRoads Q.L.D.

MainRoads N.T.

MainRoads N.S.W.

Your local shire and state may also provide maps which show in greater detail for features other than roads.

Make Waze Better

Edit the Map

Things to do

Help Improve Waze

How to be an Area Manager

Vote for Improvements

Wiki maintenance tasks

Get Waze in your language

Add Australian Toll Roads to the map

Add Australian Service Stations to the map

Tips

Something's Wrong!

Problems and Issues

Updates on Waze status, service, currently known issues, and completed processes

Coming Soon

Development Plans

Behind the Scenes

Technical Information

Earning Points

How Waze calculates routes

Links

Facebook

Twitter

YouTube

Forums

Uservoice