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David Mitchell

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Land tenure and climate change vulnerability

This publication examines the inter-relationship between land tenure and climate vulnerability. The analysis has been framed according to peoples’ exposure to climate-related hazards, the sensitivity of different elements at risk in both urban and rural contexts, and understanding how insecure land tenure influences the adaptive...
Journal article

Why local government should not be recognised in the Constitution

In the present campaign to change the Constitution, the proponents have adopted a catchcry proclaiming that local government is the "third tier (or level) of government". However, I want to demonstrate that in our system local government is not a "tier (or level) of government"...
Journal article

Regional Public Transport In Australia: Long-Distance Services, Trends And Projections

Regional public transport plays an important role in meeting the needs of Australians living in regional and remote areas for access to essential services and for mobility. This paper provides information on long-distance regional public transport services in Australia, and includes a snapshot of all...
Conference paper

Defining the inevitable: micro-practices of strategic spatial planning

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...
Conference paper

Towards a Resilient Sydney' - Climate change adaptation planning for 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...