Cities and towns

Discussion paper
20 March 2017

This discussion paper seeks to highlight the unique roles that local governments in Australia could play to mobilise change that integrates food security into urban planning and to leverage on a...

Audio program
19 March 2017

Too many students and not enough classrooms. How did government's get it so wrong?

Blog post
8 March 2017

This preliminary research found significant spatial variations across Melbourne in the match between people's jobs and skill levels.

Discussion paper
2 March 2017

This Issues Paper addresses two primary questions: first, how will outcomes for NDIS participants vary in different urban contexts and domains? And, second, in what ways will the NDIS drive wider...

Report
27 February 2017

This report maps the breadth of the sharing economy across Melbourne – and contributes the first comprehensive listing of networks active and available to people in Melbourne.

Article
24 February 2017

Australia’s global cities are a very large part of the nation’s economic success, but they are also generating significantly unequal incomes.

Audio interview
22 February 2017

In this conversation, Julie Wagner discusses lessons for Sydney in its pursuit of a world-class innovation district, emphasising the importance of effective placemaking in creating vibrant new...

Conference paper
16 February 2017

This paper argues that an aspect of dysfunctionality is the potential impact of planning laws made at the centre which inhibit the flow of capital into a regional town. It asks, is it time to...

Video lecture/presentation
12 February 2017

Influential urbanist, architect and humanist, Jan Gehl, returns to Melbourne with more stories about observing public life and how cities can be made more liveable, humane and happier.

Website
10 February 2017

These maps draw on data from the Riderlog application. They are organised to show cycling activity in Melbourne organised by time, gender, age, duration, purpose and origin.