New South Wales--Greater Western Sydney

Presentation

8 Dec 2017

Cooling Western Sydney is a Sydney Water study on the role of water and other technologies in mitigating urban heat in western Sydney.

Research report

1 Nov 2017

This report argues that, rather than simply being a place that planes land, it is reasonable for WSA to be the centrepiece of a holistic development at the airport and in its surrounds, to maximise the economic and social benefits that the airport can provide....

Research report

2 Aug 2017

How often need we re-discover the power of education and training in addressing youth unemployment and disengagement?

Article

2 Aug 2017

Our concrete jungles are getting so hot they could eventually become uninhabitable. But a team of UNSW researchers is working hard to cool them down.

Article

3 Jul 2017

The Fraser, Howard and Abbott governments tended to “stick to their knitting,” treating cities, urban policy and public transport as the realm of state governments. Turnbull is bucking this trend.

Report

10 Jun 2017

Advancing knowledge and understanding of contemporary cultural employment and activity, this research focuses on artists and cultural practitioners, exploring how they work and survive.

Strategy

21 Nov 2016

Two of the Commission’s first tasks are to prepare draft District Plans for exhibition before the end of 2016 and review the initial regional plan - A Plan for Growing Sydney before the end of 2017. So that all of these plans work together, we...

Research report

31 Aug 2016

The purpose of this project has been to identify and scope with key stakeholders, potential new strategic industry development activities in and around the Western Sydney Employment Area that could be developed, both directly or indirectly, based on existing or future supply chain capabilities and...

Research report

7 Apr 2016

There are many reasons to be concerned about the growing and, now, long-term problem of jobs in Western Sydney. First there is the simple problem of insufficient jobs for its resident workers. Then there is the problem of jobs location. Overlaying both these concerns is...

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...

Journal article

30 Sep 2015

Advances in geographic information systems (GIS) and increased availability of routinely collected data have the potential to contribute to public health and health services research.

The aim of this feasibility study was to explore the use of GIS to measure access to general practices...

Research report

24 Sep 2015

This report is an outcome of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Australia Council and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNSECO) Bangkok to promote cultural diversity in the Asia-Pacific, signed in 2012. The report aims to contribute to understanding and debate of...

Commentary

Article

9 Sep 2015

Liberal MP Craig Laundy’s call for the Abbott government to take more refugees from Syria has upset conservatives in his party

When Craig Laundy spoke at a reception to mark the fortieth anniversary of the Racial Discrimination Act in June, he began by...

Journal article

1 Sep 2015

Mentoring is often conceptualised as a one-to-one interaction between peers, or as an academic to student interaction, with the aim of developing self-esteem, connectedness, identity, and academic attitudes within one party. While various researchers have provided support for effectiveness of mentoring in fostering the aforementioned...

Statistics

10 Aug 2015

This paper outlines key demographic and economic facts and figures for Western Sydney. Australia’s third largest economy, Western Sydney is home to 47% of Sydney’s total population and produces 31% of Sydney’s Gross Regional Product.

Overview

Western Sydney is Australia’s third largest...

Discussion paper

1 Aug 2015

This paper discusses the scope for an Innovation Corridor in Western Sydney, a means of gathering, activating, and promoting the diverse set of new opportunities within the region.

As a key regional actor, Western Sydney University will play a major role in driving a...

Research report

4 Jun 2015

This is a report on the responses of 82 employers in Campbelltown, Fairfield, Narellan, Camden and Smeaton Grange, to a 2013-2014 survey designed to gather employers’ views of their skilled labour needs, in order to remain competitive and grow through innovation.

Overall recommendation...

Discussion paper

1 Feb 2015

The Centre for Western Sydney's first platform paper, titled Work, Places and People in Western Sydney , has been prepared by Emeritus Professor Robert Fagan, and the Centre for Western Sydney's Director, Professor Phil O'Neil.

This report analyses labour market change in Western Sydney...

Research report

13 Feb 2014

Abstract: This study investigates changes to the workplace that are leading to ‘anywhere working’. It explores the potential demand for smart work centres in the local government areas of Liverpool, Blacktown and Penrith in Western Sydney and the public and private benefits that would...

Conference paper

29 Nov 2013

The State of Australian Cities (SOAC) national conferences have been held biennially since 2003 to support interdisciplinary policy-related urban research.

This paper was presented at SOAC 6, held in Sydney from 26-29 November 2013.

SOAC 6 was the largest conference to date, with...