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James McGregor

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0000-0003-2434-5778
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The Australian Disaster Resilience Index: a summary

Research has developed the first, national snapshot of disaster resilience to help governments, local organisations and emergency services improve their communities’ resilience to natural hazards. This summary report outlines the detailed research behind the Australian Disaster Resilience Index.
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Renovate or Rebuild pilot project

Research undertaken by the Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) has shown that current ‘top down’ education approaches aimed at changing consumer behaviours to adopt sustainable housing options (including concepts like net zero energy homes) have been largely ineffective. This project builds on...
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Driving a national social media conversation on energy efficient housing

This project used the insights gleaned from CRCLCL Program 3 social research projects, particularly RP3029, to develop a web-based platform to support a transition to a low carbon and energy efficient residential housing sector. The platform provides a mechanism for renovators to socialise, discuss their...
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Build4Life – The application of an agile management approach to government policy

The Build4Life project represents an innovative approach to Government policy that involved taking a policy challenge aimed at getting households to renovate their homes more sustainably, applying the latest insights from the social sciences and the application of a lean start-up methodology to create a...
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Build4Life business model analysis: sustainability publishing and peer to peer advice service

The purpose of this report is to summarise the development of the preferred business model identified for Build4Life by reporting of the key activities of the customer discovery phase of Build4Life. The proposed business model is for Build4Life to act as a platform to connect...