City planning

Article
5 April 2017

Politicised projects that steamroll proper process are giving transport planning a bad name. It is critical that we examine the dynamics at play, and how planning serves and/or exacerbates these...

Research report
24 March 2017

Sydney is in the grip of a housing affordability crisis. This report proposes an amendment to planning regulations so that multi- dwelling housing is permissible in the R2 Zone provided that a...

Report
22 March 2017

This audit shows that planning schemes have mixed success in achieving the intent of state policy across the three areas examined - developing activity centres, increasing housing density,...

Strategy
11 March 2017

Plan Melbourne builds on the legacy of values that have made Melbourne one of the most liveable cities in the world. It contains an agenda to protect the character of the city, while tackling the...

Strategy
11 March 2017

Plan Melbourne 2017 - 2050 is intended to manage growth in Melbourne's city and suburbs to the year 2050. It seeks to integrate long-term land use, infrastructure and transport planning, and in...

Research report
22 February 2017

The 2016 Urban Development Program Report provides an updated analysis of supply and demand for residential and industrial land across metropolitan Melbourne.

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 study identifies eight principal factors impacting on the accessibility of the bus services in Addis Ababa: infrastructure conditions, stakeholder engagement, law enforcement system, user...

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.