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Kath Phelan

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Multi-stakeholder collaboration to achieve urban greening and cooling in Melbourne: a case study on Greening the West

Greening the West (GTW) is a regional initiative aimed at increasing urban greening, particularly the number of trees, in Melbourne’s western suburbs. Western Melbourne typically has comparatively low socioeconomic and health metrics, coupled with a significant deficit in trees and quality green space. Therefore the...
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Greening the west: assessment of the functioning and implications of collaborative efforts to achieve urban greening in Melbourne’s west

A major urban greening initiative across six local councils has dramatically reshaped western Melbourne’s tree cover, making the area more liveable and cooler, this RMIT University study has found.
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Where should all the trees go? Investigating the impact of tree canopy cover on socio-economic status and wellbeing in LGA’s

How can local government greening efforts be most effective in addressing differences in metropolitan residents’ social, economic and health outcomes and vulnerabilities, exposure to high temperatures and access to green areas? Where should all the trees go?
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Melbourne at 8 million: matching land supply to dwelling demand

This report proposes a scenario which identifies how to match land supply to expected demand for dwellings. It proposes one approach to preparing for a doubling of the population of Melbourne. It challenges the conventional view that most demand should be met in expanding outer...
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Time poor, health poor? Travel-related time poverty and resident health in a greenfield master-planned estate

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...
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