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Incentivising the regeneration and maintenance of cultural built heritage in NSW

Conservation of cultural built heritage in society has become vexed with political, financial and planning difficulties. The listed stock is in gross need of information, funding and policy direction. Opportunities to capture value, to maximise conservation incentives and generally to encourage owners to maintain their...
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Town planning on display

Exhibitions played a vital role in promoting the benefits of modern town planning through the first half of the twentieth century. They helped convey the environmental, economic, and social dividends of strategic and statutory planning to the broader community as well as constituting a vehicle...
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A boggy question: differing views of wetlands in 19th century Melbourne

The site of European settlement in the Port Phillip region was a place of many swamps. For the Indigenous population these features were essential to their way of life, for the wide diversity of foodstuffs and raw materials they provided. They were the main support...
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Preserving green urban landscapes: regional public land acquisition in Perth and Sydney

The focus of this paper is a comparison of the history of the governance and funding of regional public land acquisition in Perth and Sydney, with the case for the selection of these two cities established by a contrast of the methods used. Specifically the...
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Foreign bodies: the role of overseas agencies in New Zealand hydro-electricity development 1940-1970

Between 1940 and 1970 the New Zealand Government undertook an extensive expansion programme of hydro-electric power infrastructure across New Zealand’s North and South Islands.