New South Wales--Greater Western Sydney

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

Journal article

3 Sep 2012

Can the arts change how we view cities? How can we evaluate the broad social impacts of arts programs, particularly in elusive areas such as the local image of urban communities? This article examines the cultural renaissance of Western Sydney, long considered a crass, working-class...

Research report

10 Aug 2012

This paper identifies key economic facts and figures for Western Sydney, one of NSW's most significant economic, social and political regions.

Defining Western Sydney for the purposes of this paper involved a choice between two definitions: the NSW Government definition; and the Australian Bureau...

Article

23 Dec 2011

In this paper, Mark Hutchinson examines the substantial influence Gough Whitlam had on the establishment of the University of Western Sydney.

When Gough Whitlam first entered parliament in 1952 as the MP for the south-western Sydney seat of Werriwa, there was not a single...

Research report

16 Aug 2010

This report examines the experience of mortgage distress in Western Sydney and mortgage holders' coping strategies.

While not claiming to be a representative sample of mortgagors in distress, the report reveals much about the circumstances contributing to mortgage distress and its considerable impacts on...

Conference paper

27 Nov 2009

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 4 held in Perth from 24 to 27 November 2009.

SOAC 4 was hosted by the University...

Conference paper

30 Nov 2007

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 3 held in Adelaide from 28 to 30 November 2007.

SOAC 3 was jointly hosted by the...

Conference paper

2 Dec 2005

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 2 held in Brisbane from 30 November to 2 December 2005.

SOAC 2 was hosted by the...

Research report

22 May 2003

In 2002, the Urban Frontiers Program was commissioned by the Western Sydney Regional Organisations of Councils (WSROC) to produce an in-depth social profile of Greater Western Sydney, which was released in late 2002. This report follows on from the first report titled, Western Sydney Social...

Research report

1 May 2003

The ABF had its suspicions that different approaches to infrastructure could lead to greater economic benefits for three of Australia's most well-established industrial regions. This report is the end result of a two-year action research project involving key infrastructure experts and stakeholders. The project takes...

Research report

1 Nov 2001

This report, by Melissa Butcher and Mandy Thomas, is the first in-depth exploration of identity and popular culture among Middle Eastern and Asian youth. It documents preliminary research findings on the contribution of Middle Eastern and Asian youth to Sydney's cultural life and migration heritage....

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