David Adamson

Professor David Adamson is currently Emeritus Professor at the University of South Wales and Research and Development Manager for Compass Housing Group in Newcastle, Australia.

What can the New Urban Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals do for cities?

Our cities are increasingly beset by a lack of affordable housing, inequality, lagging infrastructure – the list goes on. To the rescue, we now have the New Urban Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But how can they help? Read the full article on...

Our cities will stop working without a decent national housing policy

We have to move the housing conversation beyond a game of political football about negative-gearing winners and losers. Australia needs a bipartisan, long-term, housing policy. Why? Because we have a slow-burn, deepening crisis that is affecting Australians who are already highly vulnerable and disadvantaged. They...

Towards a national housing strategy

For the past decade in Australia there has been a growing awareness of a housing crisis and the absence of a national strategy to address it.