Urban development

Audio program
19 March 2017

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

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...

3 March 2017

This report was commissioned to assist the City of Sydney in developing a greater knowledge of its cultural infrastructure through a process of classification and mapping of the City’s cultural...

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...

1 March 2017

The NSW Government is seeking feedback on UrbanGrowth's draft sustainability strategy, which addresses climate resilience, healthy and inclusive places, productive cities, accountability and...

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...

Discussion paper
22 January 2017

Sydney’s economic dividend continues, but so do its divides. This report reviews the evidence, analyses some key trends shaping Sydney and then recommends some interventions of strategic...

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.

Journal article
9 January 2017

This paper explores the range of infrastructure provision issues and seeks to identify the actual costs of provision in different locations. Three case studies in metropolitan Adelaide are used to...