Conference

14th Australasian Urban History Planning History Conference, 31 January - 2 February 2018, Melbourne, Australia

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Remaking Cities was the theme of the 14th Urban History Planning History conference, a biennial and multi-disciplinary gathering of scholars and practitioners with interests in the histories of cities and urban planning.

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18 Jun 2018
5

The Post War expansion of onshore manufacturing created nationally significant industrial precincts in regional Australia, each surrounded by large swathes of suburban housing to accommodate their blue-collar workforces. However, a shift towards offshore manufacturing over the past decade led to the closure of many Australian...

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18 Jun 2018
2

The concept of ‘Country’ is central to Aboriginal culture and has sustained the Quandamooka Peoples (the Quandamooka) of South East Queensland (SEQ) for 40,000 years. On 4 July 2011, the Federal Court of Australia determined that 54,500ha of exclusive and non-exclusive Native Title rights over...

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18 Jun 2018
6

The contemporary Melbourne landscape is usually defined in a physical sense. The complex cultural landscape, however incorporates not only the physical, but also what’s beneath, on and above the surface, including the sky and the cosmos. These cultural landscapes form essential components of a Wurundjeri...

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A contested space on Sydney’s urban frontier
18 Jun 2018
2

Australia is a settler society where the rural-urban fringe of the major cities and regional centres is a contestable stage. There are a range of actors who compete in place making processes reshaping the cultural landscape when there is collision over the ownership of space...

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Building principles of communal tenure into contemporary housing developments
18 Jun 2018
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Models of land administration often promote the formalisation of land under multiple ownership to a more individualised, Western style of tenure, such as the British system of land tenure imposed on a communal Māori society. However, the dangers for Māori land under multiple ownership are...

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