[R] Drawing Maps of detailed Australian regions

Roger Bivand Roger.Bivand at nhh.no
Tue Dec 14 12:50:32 CET 2010

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Wang, Kevin (SYD) wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to draw a bubble plot over a map -- where the map shows local
> government areas (LGA) in Australia (or other structures under the
> Australian Standard Geographical Classification), but am not sure where I
> can find the data to plot such maps (e.g. draw the state of Northern
> Territory but also showing LGA divisions).
> Any help will be greatly appreciated, apologies if this is a simple
> question -- this is the first time I'm trying to draw a map in R :).
> Cheers
> Kev
> Kevin Wang 
> Senior Advisor, Health and Human Services Practice 
> Government Advisory Services
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> Sydney  NSW  2000  Australia
> Tel     +61 2 9335 8282 
> Fax     +61 2 9335 7001
> kevinwang at kpmg.com.au
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Roger Bivand
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