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Strategy

Transforming Melbourne and Victoria with Employment and Innovation Clusters (EICs)

This report argues that the creation of physical spaces that bring together new, high-value businesses, researchers and related service providers (so called EICs), will drive job growth, attract investment and underpin the future competitiveness of Victoria’s economy.
Report

Building better decisions: why good evidence is used (and ignored) in the built environment sector

Evidence-based decision making (EBDM) is a framework that has yielded huge benefits in fields ranging from medicine to social policy.
Strategy

A metropolis of three cities: the Greater Sydney Region plan

This strategy outlines a vision for three, integrated and connected cities, that will rebalance Greater Sydney – placing housing, jobs, infrastructure and services within easier reach of more residents, no matter where they live.
Discussion paper

Protection of transport corridors in Western Sydney

The protection of these corridors is proposed to be achieved through a State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP), an environmental planning instrument that addresses matters of state or regional environmental planning significance. The New South Wales government is currently seeking the community’s feedback on this discussion...
Strategy

Re-balancing the city: town centre renewal for Sydney

This report proposes a series of reforms to revitalise Sydney’s town centres and drive economic growth across the city.
Article

End of the road: Are diesel cars on the way out in Europe?

A small environmental organization has taken on Germany’s powerful auto industry in court and has begun winning limited bans on heavily polluting diesel vehicles. Some analysts say this may be the beginning of the end for diesel automobiles in Germany and the European Union.
Discussion paper

Water utilities of the future: Australia’s experience in starting the transition

This paper by the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities' Think Tank presents Australian examples where water utilities are playing a leadership role in broader city planning, through their advocacy, their whole-of-system perspective and technical excellence, as well as their investment in community engagement and industry...
Guide

Melbourne’s current integrated water management reforms and initiatives

Climate change and population growth pose significant challenges and opportunities for Melbourne’s water supply, sewerage, stormwater and waterway systems. If these challenges are not effectively managed, communities will face water shortages and restrictions, devastated parks and gardens, flooded streets, destroyed waterways and escalating water bills.
Website

Integrated water management information hub

Effective water management is essential for the day-to-day functioning of our city and its resilience in the face of chronic stresses and acute shocks. Melbourne’s water outcomes rely on effective collaboration and engagement between all stakeholders, including local government. Find all the latest information and...
Journal article

Carbon assessment for urban precincts: Integrated model and case studies

The building sector is the largest contributor to global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Over the years, sound tools have been developed to support the life-cycle assessment of building carbon emissions performance. However, most of these tools have been primarily focused on building-scale modelling and evaluation...