Person

Julie Rudner

Conference paper

What are Melbournian’s perceptions of urban spaces with Islamic thoughts - from public to private?

Melbourne is a modern secular society with a high population of migrants, where a range of approaches exists in making urban public spaces. Yet, distinctive structures, design elements and dedicated areas representing the ethno-religious diversity that characterises the city are less common and even scarce...
Conference paper

Adjudicating faith: 20 years of secular decision-making for religious spaces

Despite a legacy of seemingly enlightened non-sectarian provision of sites and space for religious worship, current planning systems appear to create conditions in which many religious development proposals are problematic, conflict-ridden and politicised. Indeed, the planning system is a primary site for community conflicts that...
Report

Social cohesion in Bendigo: understanding community attitudes to the mosque in 2015

This report, commissioned by the Victorian Multicultural Commission, examines the Bendigo mosque protests in 2016.
Conference paper

The Influence of Risk Policy on Children’s Independent Mobility

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 4 held in Perth from 24 to 27 November 2009. SOAC 4 was hosted by the University of Western...