City planning

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...

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.

5 January 2017

Do you know where and how you want to be buried?

Will you choose an elaborate Victorian-style headstone, or do you prefer a “green” burial, with only a GPS tracking signal indicating your...

7 December 2016

This report proposes a series of clear and measurable responses to the burgeoning need for affordable housing in different parts of Melbourne and across Victoria.

Audio lecture/presentation
30 November 2016

This public lecture held at the University of Sydney discussed the draft Central Sydney Planning Strategy 2012-2036. The event was organised jointly by the Henry Halloran Trust and the City of...

23 November 2016

Melbourne is surrounded by a highly productive foodbowl, but it faces challenges. How can Melbourne plan for a resilient city foodbowl that provides healthy food for a growing population, promotes...

23 November 2016

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