2015 Most Viewed - Built & Natural Environments

The most popular Built & Natural Environments publications posted on Policy Online during 2015.

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26 March 2015

Australia has the fastest population growth of major developed countries, and projections show a reduced infrastructure spend per capita, putting huge pressure on major cities.

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17 February 2015

This is the first national Australian longitudinal study investigating the economic, personal and social costs of youth homelessness over time across a broad range of locations.

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17 March 2015

Sydney Harbour is a paradox: one of the most beautiful harbours in the world, yet few other estuaries are as modified and polluted.

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22 June 2015

Using mainstream economic analysis to review the market itself, the authors found high search costs, demand risk, problems with exchange, and lack of competition present key barriers to achieving...

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27 January 2015

CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology have released climate change projections for Australia that provide updated national and regional information on how the climate may change to the end of the...

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27 January 2015

This report argues that Australia is lagging behind the rest of the developed world in empowering rural women.

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27 January 2015

This research project will examine how housing and labour markets, social deprivation and other area-level factors interact with individual risk factors to influence housing instability. It will...

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31 July 2014

This paper focuses on carers, that is those who deliver informal (unpaid) care to young people with disability, and particularly those carers who share their home with the person they are caring...

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25 February 2015

This report argues that a 40% renewable energy target would provide an earlier tipping point to trigger major solar investment.

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6 March 2015

Mining plays a small role in the economy of the Southern Highlands, according to this report.