Strategic planning

Strategy

30 May 2017

The 30-Year Plan for Greater Adelaide (first prepared in 2010) describes our plan for how Adelaide should grow to become more liveable, competitive and sustainable. The policies and strategies included in the 2010 Plan have resulted in a number of actions – both ‘on the ground’ and within...

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Technical report

04 May 2017

The Department of Education (Department) must provide students with a place in a government school if parents desire it. Over the next 15 years, the student population in NSW Government and non-government schools is projected to grow by 21 per cent to nearly 1.5 million students. Over 80 per...

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Technical report

22 Mar 2017

The property industry is the largest sector in the Victorian economy. In 2015– 16, more than 57 000 planning permit applications were approved through the planning system, providing for an estimated 46 000 new dwellings and 62 000 new lots. This created about $25 billion of proposed economic...

Strategy

11 Mar 2017

Melbourne is one of the world’s most distinctive, liveable cities. It is a marvellous place, made— and remade—by the work of generations of Victorians.

It is now the turn of this generation of Victorians to remake Melbourne in their image. The challenge is clear. How do we ensure...

Strategy

11 Mar 2017

Plan Melbourne builds on the legacy of values that have made Melbourne one of the most liveable cities in the world. It is a long-term plan to accommodate Melbourne’s future growth in population and employment. It contains an agenda to protect the character of the city while tackling the...

Blog post

07 Mar 2017

The recent inclusion of Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) in the draft district pans for metropolitan Sydney marks a turning point in the debates – and hopefully the policies – on the possibility of accessing some of the value generated by property development to generate new affordable housing in New...

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Discussion paper

07 Mar 2017

This discussion paper provides an overview of the evidence Infrastructure Victoria will consider in developing its advice to the Special Minister of State on when and where the Government should invest in new container port capacity for the State.

This is not our advice to the Minister,...

Research report

01 Mar 2017

Overview:

In recent years, the Treasury, the State Services Commission, and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (the central agencies) have been working with government departments to improve their planning. Since 2011, government departments have been...

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Policy

Strategy

28 Feb 2017

The Infrastructure Priority List is the reference point for the most important infrastructure investments Australia needs over the next 15 years. The Priority List has been refreshed and now identifies 100 major infrastructure proposals including 18 Projects, that are all underpinned by a robust...

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Research report

01 Feb 2017

This report considers the effectiveness of investment in the NZ tertiary education sector assets to support educational success.

Foreward:
Tertiary education institutions – our universities, polytechnics, wānanga, and other tertiary education organisations – make an...

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Discussion paper

10 Jan 2017

The primary purpose of this package of updates to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (EP&A Act) is to promote confidence in our state’s planning system.

This will be achieved through four underlying objectives:

• to enhance community participation;

• to...

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Commentary

Article

09 Jan 2017

In overhauling its zoning code for the first time since 1953, Buffalo, New York, has become the first major city to completely remove outdated minimum parking requirements. (Other cities have done so, too, but only in certain districts or neighborhoods.) That means developers...

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Guide

15 Dec 2016

The Wind Energy Guideline (the Guideline) provides the community, industry and regulators with guidance on the planning framework for the assessment of large-scale wind energy development proposals that are State significant development (SSD).

This Guideline identifies the key planning...

Strategy

14 Dec 2016

The Draft New England North West Regional Plan applies to 12 local government areas – Tenterfield, Glen Innes Severn, Inverell, Armidale Regional, Uralla, Walcha, Gwydir, Tamworth Regional, Liverpool Plains, Gunnedah, Narrabri and Moree Plains.

The region encompasses the traditional lands...

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Audio presentation

30 Nov 2016

This public lecture discussed the draft Central Sydney Planning Strategy 2012-2036. The strategy revises previous planning controls and attempts to deliver on the City of Sydney’s Sustainable Sydney 2030 program. The Strategy is the product of the most detailed review of city centre planning...

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Policy

23 Nov 2016

The Queensland Government is reviewing how the state government expresses its interests in plan making and development assessment.

The State Planning Policy is the primary state planning instrument in Queensland's planning system. It provides a clear and comprehensive expression of the...

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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 aim to finalise the District Plans and...

Research report

10 Nov 2016

Australia is at growing risk from a range of natural disasters including tropical cyclones, bushfires, storms and floods. If unmanaged, these risks will significantly impact our resource and knowledge-led economy, and damage homes, businesses and infrastructure and put lives at risk. Since...

Strategy

20 Oct 2016

ShapingSEQ is the Queensland Government’s plan to guide the future of the South East Queensland (SEQ) region, prepared in collaboration with the region’s 12 local governments. It aims to accommodate future growth sustainably and in a way that responds to change positively, and enhances the...

Research report

17 Oct 2016

Overview

Australia’s strategic geography is being revolutionised. China and India’s rising maritime power, coupled with a Eurasia-wide ‘connectivity revolution’, is drawing together two formerly disparate theatres: the Asia–Pacific and the Indian Ocean region.

This...

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