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This paper provides advice to governments, industry, and the community on how to enable best-practice sequencing. It calls for an overhaul of the way new housing and infrastructure in our largest cities is delivered, proposing changes to current planning systems, governance frameworks, and funding arrangements...
This is the fifth paper in Infrastructure Australia's Reform Series. It provides advice to Australian governments on improving the productivity and liveability of our largest cities as they grow over the next thirty years.
The Performance Framework allows users to track the performance of cities across key measures: jobs and skills; infrastructure and investment; liveability and sustainability; innovation and digital opportunities; governance, planning and regulation; and housing.
Arcadis’ 2017 Sustainable Cities Mobility Index, compiled in partnership with research firm Cebr, tracks the overall performance of the mobility systems in 100 cities around the world. The index is built from 23 separate indicators grouped into three sub-indices: People, Planet and Profit.
The populations of Sydney and Melbourne are both expected to exceed 8.5 million by 2061. What will Australia’s cities look like then? Will they still be among the world’s lowest-density cities?
Vital Signs is a report series that gathers good-quality data about a city from reputable sources to provide a snapshot of its community, explains Catherine Brown.
Representing the culmination of five years of research, this report examines seven domains of a city’s liveability that also promote the health and wellbeing of Australians – walkability, public transport, public open spaces, housing affordability, employment and the food and alcohol environments.
With population growth pressures adding to the challenge for Melbourne, how do we ensure we take the right road to the future for the world’s most liveable city?
Metropolitan planning and development of Australia’s cities has been strongly influenced by what could be termed the “North American model” of low-density, car-dependent suburban development on greenfield master-planned housing estates. But this is all set to change.