Organisation

University of Melbourne

Items published

Report

8 Dec 2017

This report outlines deep concerns with planning and governance for the proposed West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP) and, by extension, with the wider context for transport planning in Victoria.

Report

24 Nov 2017

The research stories profiled in this resource are drawn from across the broad scope of interdisciplinary research that takes place at the University of Melbourne. They provide a snapshot of the challenges and opportunities society faces, and illustrate the ways our research activities are tackling...

Technical report

10 Nov 2017

The ILETC project conducted workshops between November 2016 and May 2017 in each of the project’s geographic regions. The purpose was to establish existing teachers perspectives and insights on concepts central to this project.

Technical report

15 Sep 2017

The first phase of this project focused on collecting baseline data on the types of learning spaces, teaching practices and learning in Australian and New Zealand schools. This report outlines the survey of school leaders conducted in late 2016.

Other text

27 Jul 2017

Amidst all the enthusiasm for 'innovation,' there is only limited understanding of what makes governments innovative. What factors support public sector innovation?

Items associated

Report

21 Mar 2017

This report has been produced by the University of Melbourne for the Australian Communities Foundation Green Cities Innovation Fund to document an international review on high-rise apartment building thermal performance and comfort in heat wave conditions. This identified four international standards that represent best practice...

Video

12 Feb 2017

‘If Jan Gehl did not already exist it would be necessary to invent him to rescue our cities.’ wrote Janette Sadik-Khan, former Commissioner NYC Department of Transportation.

Influential urbanist, architect and humanist Jan Gehl returns to Melbourne with more stories about observing public life...

Video

7 Feb 2017

How do we build carbon neutral housing estates and eliminate emissions from the housing sector? Are Australian houses up to the challenges of rising temperatures and longer and more intense hot spells on a heating planet?

Brendan Condon is Director of The Cape sustainable...

Commentary

Article

20 Jan 2017

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission announced this week that Catch the Fire Ministries has lost it charitable status.

Catch the Fire Ministries, which was registered as a charity advancing religion, is based in Melbourne’s outer-east and is led by Danny Nalliah. Nalliah is...

Discussion paper

2 Dec 2016

Does a world with more insecure work need to be a world of greater instability and fear? Are protectionism and nationalism appropriate responses? Are there alternative policy approaches which can bring people and communities together instead of driving them ever further apart?

With global...