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Melanie Lowe

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0000-0002-9703-1895

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Report

29 Nov 2018

Making Brisbane ‘liveable’ is a policy objective of the Queensland government. In some domains of liveability, Brisbane performs well in comparison to other Australian cities in its policy ambition and performance. However, to achieve its liveability aspirations, greater ambition is required in some of its...

Report

10 Sep 2018

This report, measuring Melbourne’s liveability progress, calls for a redistribution of employment across the city to reduce commute times, ease traffic congestion and encourage more physical activity.

Report

Mapping urban policy implementation and evidence-based national liveability indicators
12 Oct 2017

Representing the culmination of five years of research, this report examines seven domains of a city’s liveability that also promote the health and wellbeing of Australians – walkability, public transport, public open spaces, housing affordability, employment and the food and alcohol environments.

Journal article

16 Dec 2016

This paper considers the health impacts of city planning through transport mode choices, identifying interventions that, when combined, encourage walking, cycling, and public transport use, while reducing private motor vehicle use.

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...

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