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Karen Hussey


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Our cities and regions depend on the critical nodes and arteries that together comprise urban infrastructure systems. This includes energy, food, water, sewerage and communications.

The positioning of critical infrastructure is crucial to our understanding of the world we live in and how...

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Discussion paper

20 Mar 2017

Despite most Australians living in cities, there is considerably less attention on food within city planning domains, a loose integration of food issues in policy (despite national commitments to international agreements), and a substantial degree of incoherence on food-related initiatives in...

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Discussion paper

13 Sep 2016

This transdisciplinary discussion paper, from 13 researchers across seven schools at The University of Queensland, considers Australia’s efforts to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in Australia and within the broader Asia-Pacific region. It focuses particularly on those...

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Book review

31 Jul 2015

Governments are in the business of promoting desirable economic and social outcomes and undertaking this business sometimes involves financial aid or subsidies. Subsidies should, of course, be well-designed, such that their benefits exceed their costs. Many are not. Yet even when they are,...

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Research report

17 Apr 2007

This policy brief provides three perspectives on water. The first is an economic evaluation of the national plan for water security announced by Prime Minister John Howard on 25 January, the second is an a review of how to assess the trade-offs between water use and environmental flows, and the...

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