Built & Natural Environments

Article
25 August 2016

This article looks at why our housing is a major determinant of our health and wellbeing.

Article
24 August 2016

An ageing workforce is likely to increase the need for less physically demanding jobs or maybe technology might address this issue, writes George Quezada.

Audio interviewAudio program
24 August 2016

Interview with Bill Hare, founder and CEO of Climate Analytics, to discuss a new report that has found that a seemingly small difference in global average temperature represents a large addition...

Report
23 August 2016

This report, commissioned by the Climate Institute in Australia, examines the impacts on Australia of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C and 2°C, and to provide estimates of the global...

Report
22 August 2016

This report examines the current funding and financing arrangements for regional and remote roads in Australia and considers the implications of road funding reforms.

Report
22 August 2016

Reveals that the average Australian family is spending up to $22,000 every year to get around.

Article
19 August 2016

Energy upgrades in Australia’s buildings could deliver a quarter of Australia’s 2030 emissions reduction target, writes Eli Court.

Report
18 August 2016

Although Melbourne has retained its crown as the world's most liveable city, liveability has deteriorated in 29 of the 140 cities (20 per cent) surveyed over the last 12 months.

Report
17 August 2016

This audit evaluates the Victorian Department of Economic Development Jobs Transport & Resources’ research, development and extension (RD&E) investments which contribute to productivity...

Working paper
16 August 2016

This paper examines the effect on New Zealand Unit prices following the New Zealand government's decision to de-link their emissions trading scheme from the Kyoto market.