City planning

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...

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.

Journal article
17 January 2017

Experimental evidence on the role of the built environment for promoting physical activity is important for informing how to create cities that promote active living. This case study of a natural...

Report
15 January 2017

The goal of this study was to determine how much less parking is required at transitoriented developments (TODs) and how many fewer vehicle trips are generated than standard industry estimates....

Discussion paper
10 January 2017

This guide sets out the NSW Government’s proposals to update the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (EP&A Act) through a series of targeted amendments.