Jackie Ohlin


Looking ahead: a guide for local government practitioners' use of demographic data

The Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACLEG), with input from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, has released a new report outlining how local governments can more effectively utilise demographic and other population data into planning and decision-making processes. The report, titled Looking Ahead...

A suburb too far? Urban consolidation in Sydney

This paper examines the potential for urban consolidation in Sydney, concentrated upon the heavy rail network. It also outlines the current interest in 'smart growth' as a strategy for managing the containment of urban sprawl and promoting urban consolidation within that process.