Glen Searle

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City sizes and economic inequality: role for urban planning?

In this conference papwer, urban planning strategies that may help to counter inequality producing mechanisms are presented.
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Do the business cases for major Australian transport infrastructure adequately incorporate planning concerns?

In Australia, state and federal based infrastructure agencies require business cases to be developed to demonstrate that public investment decisions about major transport infrastructure projects are an economically efficient use of society’s resources (Infrastructure Australia, no date, Infrastructure Victoria, no date; Infrastructure NSW, 2012).

City planning suffers growth pains of Australia’s population boom

Australia has the highest rate of population growth of all the medium and large OECD countries. But urban planning for this growth is often inadequate.
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A Neo-Liberal Paradox: Australian State Funding of Major Sporting Stadiums

Australian cities have a history of state-supported major sporting stadiums. This has intensified into the neo-liberal era dating from the 1980s with state funding of major stadium development, despite the greatly increased professionalization of the various sporting codes using the stadiums and the presumable scope...
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Why has Melbourne Closed the Gap on Sydney Since 2000?

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...