Brendan Gleeson


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25 Jul 2017

To understand the major barrier to making our cities more sustainable and environmentally friendly places, just stand in the centre of almost any Australian city and look up. The chances are you will be in the shadow of a tall building totally reliant on air-conditioning...

Discussion paper

MSSI issues paper no. 9
1 Mar 2017

This issues paper sets out a research agenda for examining the impacts of the NDIS on Australian cities over the first decade of its full implementation (from 2019 onwards).

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Research report

7 Oct 2015

Australia is heading down the wrong path and a new approach to urban transport is needed that prioritises people rather than one particular mode of transport, according to this report.



5 Aug 2010

Australia’s development history is, as the historian Geoffrey Bolton describes it, a tale of spoils and spoilers writes Brendan Gleeson in Griffith Review 29

White settlers unleashed a rough-handed growth model that saw the land as an enemy to be vanquished. Its original...

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