Environment Canterbury has released this report commissioned by the five agencies with statutory responsibility for land and water management in the iconic Mackenzie Basin.
Greenhouse gas emissions urgently need to be reduced. Even with a step up in mitigation, the goal of limiting global temperature rise to well below 2 °C remains challenging. Consequences of missing these goals are substantial, especially on regional scales. Because progress in the reduction...
This report presents seven case studies of removal and remediation of asbestos contaminated soils in a variety of settings, including large scale inner-city developments and regional landfill remediation.
This paper describes the development and calibration of a model developed for the Illawarra region to aid regional planning for transport, housing and jobs.
Australia's Agricultural Industries 2017 map provides a snapshot of agriculture's status and trend.
Accurate soil moisture content data is invaluable having many practical and academic uses, including in agricultural development, natural disaster prediction, and civil and military works.
This resource aims to harmonise land use planning with the government’s overall strategy for developing the Northern Territory.
This consultation paper includes detailed information on the currently proposed delivery arrangements for Regional Land Partnerships.
The Western Australian Transport and Planning Minister has released the revised State Planning Policy 5.4: Road and Rail Noise (SPP5.4) and associated guidelines for public comment.
These guidelines are intended to assist in determining appropriate land use planning in relation to bushfire prone areas across the State of Western Australia; specifying the requirements to be met at each stage of the planning process; and ensuring that necessary bushfire protection measures are...
This audit reviewed the performance of the NSW Office of Strategic Lands (OSL). It found that the OSL does not currently have a strategic focus to improve land planning outcomes and also needs to address significant financial risks by implementing a proper, long-term financial strategy....
The NSW Government proposes to establish the Greater Parramatta Priority Growth Area by including it in the State Environmental Planning Policy (Sydney Region Growth Centres) 2006. This interim Plan identifies how more jobs, homes and essential services will be accommodated in the priority growth area...
These guidelines set out the criteria for submitting market-led proposals for infrastructure or services, what is expected of proponents at each stage of the process, what proponents can expect from government at each stage of the process, and how proposals are to be assessed by...
This Regional Land Supply Assessment report analyses land supply in the Geraldton urban area, taking into account regional business and economic trends, lot activity and dwelling approvals, current residential densities, constraints to development and the potential timing of future land releases.
This plan guides the NSW government’s land use planning priorities and decisions over the next twenty years. It represents a collaborative approach that closely integrates and aligns with the strategic planning for Canberra.
The strategy paper calls on Australian governments to agree on a national framework for corridor protection to guide coordinated and meaningful action, to identify and protect land required for delivering future infrastructure.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has made clear his enthusiasm for an airport rail line, with or without state government support. Beyond airport access, this proposal highlights the potential for rail projects to shape Melbourne and feed an integrated public transport system that could serve its...
This revised urban renewal strategy proposes changes to land use and built form controls that would provide over 35,000 dwellings to be constructed across the 11 Sydney Metro Station Precincts. It also sets out a list of infrastructure required to support renewal.