Built & Natural Environments

21 August 2014

Provides details of the key findings and policy implications from the completed AHURI research project Housing equity withdrawal: uses and risks of alternative options for older Australians.

20 August 2014

Minimising the environmental impacts of the Victorian transport system has been a legislated objective since 2010, but the Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure has not adequately addressed this when developing the state's strategic transport and land-use planning framework, according to this audit.

20 August 2014

Provides rankings for the liveability of 140 cities worldwide. The top ten liveable cities include Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Perth and Auckland.

20 August 2014

This report shows that over 1 million people are living in private rental accommodation in Victoria. These tenants occupy around a quarter of all households across the state.

18 August 2014

No arguments seem to sway right-wing politicians and commentators in the United States and Australia. Will we have to wait for demography to do its work?

18 August 2014

This report argues that when it comes to reducing the Renewable Energy Target, the winners will be the big power companies while the losers would be households.

13 August 2014

Ever since the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami, the escalation in the number of natural disasters has seen the emergence of a new strand of design called Humanitarian Architecture.

13 August 2014

This report presents 10 recommendations intended to create a better informed, more effective, more efficient response to people experiencing homelessness in public spaces.

13 August 2014

Provides information on the Great Barrier Reef coastal zone strategic assessment as part of a public consultation.

12 August 2014

The Residential Property Price Index for the weighted average of the eight capital cities increased 10.1 per cent in the past year, according to this release.