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Trevor Budge


A report on the Local Government and Housing Linkage Project national survey: Sydney metropolitan results

This survey is part of an Australian Research Council Linkage Project investigating the role of local government in housing Australians in the 21st Century. This report compares the responses of councils in Sydney (17 Sydney councils responded to the survey) to the response of councils...

Housing locally: a report on the Local Government and Housing Linkage Project national survey

This report presents the outcomes of an online survey of local governments across Australia into attitudes, programs, policies and actions with respect to housing. The survey was undertaken as part of the three-year Local Government and Housing in Australia for the 21st Century ARC Linkage...
Discussion paper

Local government and housing in the 21st century: a discussion paper

This discussion paper reviews the major themes in policy, public debate and the published literature on the role of local governments in the housing sphere in Australia in the 21st Century. It has been produced as one output associated with the Australian Research Council’s Linkage...
Conference paper

Downscaling planning's fashions: network formation and application in the small city

Small cities in Australia are typically home to growing populations and changing economies. Using the example of “20-minute” neighbourhoods, increased urban density and walkability metrics, (concepts drawn from, among others, metropolitan Portland, Oregon) this paper considers their application as planning concepts in Bendigo Australia.
Conference paper

Australia's regional centres: are they part of the nation's network of cities or only when it matters politically?

This paper discusses the periodic emergence of regional Australia as a focus of policy and action, the development of a network of regional centres in Australia, the difficulties and shortcomings in confining a national urban policy to only the very large cities and how regional...