Centre for Urban Transitions
Towards developing a digital platform for a systemic shift to a circular economy: progress report number 2
This report provides an update on the progress for Milestone 4 for the Victoria Circular Activator (VCA) Grant. The authors outline a set of archetypical roles that an intermediary can play in the transition to a CE and explored what this may specifically look like...
Progress report: data platform conceptual framing
This project is funded by the Victorian government's Recycling Victoria Innovation Fund as part of the Circular Economy Business Innovation Centre (CEBIC), and aims to support Victoria’s circular economy policy and action plan. This progress report describes the development of prototype Theories of Change (ToC)...
Survey on the likely prevalence of telework in Greater Sydney: summary of results for Sydney Water
This report describes the results of the Prevalence of Telework Survey which was distributed to collect data in relation to what extent workers across Sydney Metropolitan area are likely to work from home after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Renewable energy retrofitting and energy poverty in low-income households: final report
This small, but in-depth study, followed the installation of solar PV in low-income households living in community rental housing in Melbourne's western suburbs. The research makes a valuable contribution to informing the development of effective mechanisms for delivery of affordable energy and alleviating energy poverty.
Becoming urban: exploring the transformative capacity for a suburban-to-urban transition in Australia’s low-density cities
Metropolitan planning and development of Australia’s cities has been strongly influenced by what could be termed the “North American model” of low-density, car-dependent suburban development on greenfield master-planned housing estates. But this is all set to change.