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Bob Birrell

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Monash University
Centre for Population and Urban Research

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12 Sep 2017

This paper calls for a new policy framework for ‘a middle-ageing Australia’. It offers ideas for policy reform across the areas of work, education, health and community-building regarding the growing middle-aged demographic. There are seven million Australians aged 50-75 years who are facing an...

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02 Nov 2015

Provides a new interpretation of Sydney and Melbourne’s housing affordability crisis. It is based on new household and dwelling projections for Sydney and Melbourne for the period 2012 to 2022.

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Sydney and Melbourne face a serious housing crisis....

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26 Sep 2013

This report documents the scale of the Melbourne’s recent inner-city high rise apartment boom and the scale of its likely further expansion.

It shows that it is an investor led boom, which is disconnected from any underlying increased preference for apartment living. It is delivering...

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27 Aug 2013

This report argues that young Australian job seekers are losing out in the competition for scarce jobs.

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During the 2013 election campaign, the major parties professed to be concerned about employment opportunity. The mantra was jobs, jobs, jobs....

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08 Dec 2010

On the ecological side, this paper concludes that should Australia’s population reach the ‘Big Australia’ projection of 35.9 million by 2050, this will not put serious pressure on Australia’s non-renewable resource stock or capacity to feed the nation. However such population growth will make...

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13 Nov 2006

Australia's higher education and training policies are misguided and based on myths that will not meet the future demands of the workforce, according to this report. It debunks three myths that have underpinned recent policy and debate: that too much emphasis is placed on university education; a...

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29 Aug 2006

Infill housing in middle ring suburbs is a destination for low-income, disadvantaged households in the private rental market writes Bob Birrell in this AHURI research and policy bulletin.

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14 Aug 2006

Infill housing in middle ring suburbs is a destination for low-income, disadvantaged households in the private rental market writes Ernest Healy and Bob Birrell.

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27 Jan 2006

In 2002, the Victorian government released its Melbourne 2030 urban planning blueprint, which advocated significantly increased residential densities across Melbourne. One of the aspirations of this plan is to provide housing opportunities for less well off households. However, there is...

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27 Jan 2006

This work examined the links between increased dwelling densities introduced through urban consolidation policy and the spatial concentration of socio-economic disadvantage in Melbourne.

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