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Report

29 Nov 2018
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Making Brisbane ‘liveable’ is a policy objective of the Queensland government. In some domains of liveability, Brisbane performs well in comparison to other Australian cities in its policy ambition and performance. However, to achieve its liveability aspirations, greater ambition is required in some of its...

Report

10 Sep 2018
378

This report, measuring Melbourne’s liveability progress, calls for a redistribution of employment across the city to reduce commute times, ease traffic congestion and encourage more physical activity.

Report

Mapping urban policy implementation and evidence-based national liveability indicators
12 Oct 2017
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Representing the culmination of five years of research, this report examines seven domains of a city’s liveability that also promote the health and wellbeing of Australians – walkability, public transport, public open spaces, housing affordability, employment and the food and alcohol environments.

Evaluation

4 Dec 2015
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In 1998, the Western Australian Government introduced the Liveable Neighbourhoods Design Code; a policy aimed at using design principles to increase the walking, cycling, public transport use and sense of community of residents of new housing developments.

The RESIDential Environments Project (known as RESIDE)...

Journal article

1 Jan 2014
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Consistent with the aims of a WA government policy, residents in walkable (i.e., liveable) neighborhoods may be more physically active.

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