Monash develop interactive “Friend Zone” tool for our Melbourne lockdown heroes

BBQ & picnic spots included!

A team of researchers from Monash University’s Faculty of Information Technology have developed a tool that helps Melbournites visualise their current lockdown radius and where and how they might interact with friends.

The “Melbourne Friend Zone” tool allows you to enter multiple addresses to see how they overlap within a 5km radius. It also identifies picnic and BBQ areas which you can meet at, whilst adhering to social distancing policies of course.

The team have plans to further enhance the tool by introducing sharable links and updates to make it more smartphone friendly in the near future.

So what are you waiting for? Get out and enjoy the sunshine and thank you for being such amazing human beings in this supremely difficult time Melbourne!

Source: Melbourne Friend Zone

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