Spatial Innovation |Data Made Simple

We are an innovative mapping technology company based in Australia, driven by a small and agile team. We specialize in providing local solutions to empower both local governments and small businesses with cutting-edge data-driven insights. As proud recipients of the Ignite Ideas grant, we are dedicated to fuelling innovation within our community and beyond. Our mission is to harness the power of data to create practical solutions tailored to the unique needs of Australian businesses and Local Government.

Join us on our journey to transform the way we perceive and utilize geographical data.

Who we work with

Our Team

Your data is the key to your business success

Victor Nicholls



Victor provides the link between the business problem and the technical solution, with a focus on delivering exceptional value that is aligned to the business vision and values, and that of our customers.

Angela Nicholls



Angela is passionate about helping businesses realise the value in their own data and how it relates to the environment they are working in.

She does this by providing advice around data collection strategies and analysis and linking their business data to the business issues they are having.

Spatial Innovation CTO Craig Byrne

Craig Byrne

Chief Technology Officer


Craig brings an extensive background working with local government and GIS experience to the table. His history includes Systems Analyst, Technical Consultant, Lead GIS Development, GIS Consultant and GIS Developer. Craig works at the edge of contemporary programming and is an invaluable asset to the team.

More About Us

Our Values


We’re dedicated to providing high quality products, continually striving for the best through innovation, continual learning, and curiosity


As an Australian company, we are proud to stand by our commitments and are interested in a mutually rewarding business relationship, rather than a quick win, ensuring we always act with integrity.


We will remain agile in our decision-making, in our planning and in our delivery. We have an entrepreneurial in spirit, that allows us to respond quickly and meaningfully to new growth opportunities within our business and to new opportunities that our clients create.

Spatial Innovation History

Spatial Innovation History 2010

June 2010


Spatial Innovation is Founded by husband and wife team, Angela and Victor Nicholls with a focus on consulting and building new products to address gaps in the online delivery and analysis of spatial Data.

Spatial Innovation CTO Craig Byrne

June 2011


Craig Byrne joins the team as Chief Technology Officer bringing with him a wealth of experience in State and Local Government and the private sector.

May 2014


The Town Planning Portal is launched in collaboration with Icon Software and delivered to Northern Beaches Council, Liverpool City Council and Lockyer Valley Regional Council.

Viewdata product Image First Choice

November 2020


Viewdata, Spatial Innovations data analytics platform for small business goes into Beta Testing and finds its first customer.

Spatial Innovation Ignite Ideas Grant 2022

April 2022


Spatial Innovation is awarded an Ignite Ideas grant through Advance Queensland to commercialise their Flood Information Portal, proving the value of developing focused Spatial solutions for real world problems.

Spatial Innovation Ignite Ideas Grant 2022

April 2023


In collaboration with Spatial Innovation, Lockyer Valley Regional Council launches the Flood Information Portal to the public, generating huge demand and saving Council hundreds of thousands of dollars in the first six months.

Case Studies

Lockyer Valley Case Study

Lockyer Valley Case Study

Lockyer Valley Case StudySpatial Innovation and Lockyer Valley Regional Council “The Lockyer Valley is well known for flooding events, and we were manually generating flood reports for each property upon request. We chose Spatial Innovation to automate this process...

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Maree Adshead


” I am a regular user of Viewdata to demonstrate just how easy it can be for anyone, regardless of skill level, to harness value and meaning in data.  The drag and drop functionality is fantastic, so simple and quick to use”.

Maree Adshead Former CEO of the Open Data Institute, Australian Network / Queensland Small Business Champion

Garath Wilson


“It was imperative for our staff and users that we had a full integrated and streamlined solution which integrated with Council’s other corporate applications. Our choice to use the Spatial Innovation product to deploy our mapping online for our ePlanning solution was no different. We had tried other GIS tools before but no other product offered us the flexibility, seamless integration and ease of maintenance”

Garath Wilson – Senior Town Planner Lockyer Valley Regional Council



“Up here in the Lockyer Valley we were struggling, recent flood events had hit investor confidence hard and we were manually generating flood reports to alleviate public concerns. We chose Spatial Innovation to automate that process for us due to their clear understanding of our needs, and past experience delivering similar projects.
Highly recommend you talk to these guys!”

Anjana Ranatunga – Coordinator ICT Projects and Business Operations