An investigation of the smart city development in India: multiscalar governance, fragmented planning and transformative opportunities for Australasia
This paper notes that scholars argue that smart city development in India and the Global South is disruptive because it has no predecessor to show us how. But examples from three Indian cities of Bhubaneswar, Pune and Chennai highlight the different ways in which smart...
Infrastructure governance: major gaps for Australian research and beyond
To inform and ground the development of robust research and policy reflection on infrastructure governance in Australian cities, a systematic literature review was performed to understand the prevailing state of literature.
Is population size all that matters? Economic roles within the urban system
This paper investigates the question of how urbanisation and localisation economies interact over the 30 largest Australian Significant Urban Areas.
Socio-spatial patterns of the NBN rollout: it is worse than what you think
The purpose of this paper is to leverage basic data mining techniques, combined with census-based socio-spatial data (SEIFA), to uncover the geographic intricacies of the NBN at the metropolitan regions of Sydney and Melbourne. The findings in terms of the dominance of some of the...
Informal accommodation and vulnerable households: scale, drivers and policy responses in metropolitan Sydney
This report finds low-income and other vulnerable groups are being forced into informal housing arrangements, such as share accommodation. A chronic shortage of social and affordable housing means some people are forced to live in severely overcrowded situations that contravene planning and building regulations.