Peter Williams

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Co-benefits of low carbon policies in the built environment: an investigation into the adoption of co-benefits by Australian local government

This paper addresses the ‘co-benefits approach’ as a means of integrating climate concerns into local planning and development control in general.

Next moves? Expanding affordable rental housing in Australia through institutional investment

This report reviews the National Rental Affordability Scheme experience and other emerging developments around the institutional financing of rental housing.
Conference paper

Preserving green urban landscapes: regional public land acquisition in Perth and Sydney

The focus of this paper is a comparison of the history of the governance and funding of regional public land acquisition in Perth and Sydney, with the case for the selection of these two cities established by a contrast of the methods used. Specifically the...
Conference paper

Governance of Public Land Acquisition for Regional Open Space in Perth and Sydney

The State of Australian Cities (SOAC) national conferences have been held biennially since 2003 to support interdisciplinary policy-related urban research. This paper was presented at SOAC 6, held in Sydney from 26-29 November 2013. SOAC 6was the largest conference to date, with over 180 papers...
Conference paper

Urban growth management in New South Wales: Market-based approaches for natural resource conservation

Urban growth management in New South Wales (NSW) has had a patchy history. Deficiencies have existed at the State level for example, in the policies and mechanisms for the management of the impact of development on natural resource values and environmental quality. Included in this...