Organisation

Australasian Urban History Planning History Group

Conference paper

Activists making legal history

On 14 March 1977, the first non-Indigenous community legal centre in New South Wales, established in Redfern Town Hall, opened its doors to clients.
Conference paper

Turangawaewae, time and meaning

What imbues a place with meaning, making it ‘iconic’? Can labels such as ‘icon’ fit alongside Māori concepts of place, and if so how?
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Rooms for the memory: the 30-year iconic legacy of Dogs in Space

2016 marks the 30th anniversary of Richard Lowenstein’s acclaimed Dogs in Space, a fictionalized cinematic memoir of nominal bohemians in the Melbourne suburb of Richmond. Set 6-8 years before the film’s release, Lowenstein utilised genuine participants in the events/milieu depicted, as well as key locations...
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Advocating transformation

There has been increasing awareness of the importance of the creative and knowledge economies for Australian cities, and the physical places and spaces that support them. Often located in transit-orientated post-industrial areas, knowledge precincts, and creative precincts, require coordinated policy support to promote this particular...
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What lay beneath

By peeling back the layers of the wider Port Phillip landscape to reveal what lay beneath, buried under two centuries of built form from European colonisation including houses, roads, factories and shopping centres - what would be left? Imagine for a moment a landscape that...