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12 Apr 2012

The object of this study is a community of 80,000 retired people living in ‘The Villages’, a child-free ‘active adult retirement community’ in central Florida (USA). All property owners and most of the residents, bar a smattering of under-age partners and household members, are over...


12 Apr 2012

This research is funded by the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) Adaptation Research Grants Program (ARGP) 2011-2013. The focus is on what can be learnt from existing cross-border regulatory mechanisms with a view to strengthening and improving cross-border climate change adaptation practices in...

Discussion paper

15 Mar 2011

The governance and management of public transport systems is an essential component of metropolitan planning and urban management. Most metropolitan strategies in Australia and in other jurisdictions presuppose the provision of public transport. Yet there is often a disconnection between transport plans and land-use schemes....


1 Nov 2010

Within the major Australian cities - where the majority of people live - the immediacy and potentially catastrophic nature of climate risk (i.e. storm surge, fire, drought) pose considerable challenges to contemporary models of governance. In response to climate change conditions that Spratt...


26 Aug 2008

The devastating impact of soaring fuel and mortgage prices on Australian households is graphically revealed in the new Griffith University Urban Research Program VAMPIRE index.

This paper describes the devastating impact of soaring fuel and mortgage prices on Australian households. The VAMPIRE index identifies...

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