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Private rental in transition: institutional change, technology and innovation in Australia

This research is a comprehensive analysis of the private rental sector (PRS) and explores the interplay between regulation, organisations and structures, and social norms and practices of prevailing policies. It also explores the impact of innovation and digital technology on the sector.
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.
Report

From psychiatric hospital to supported housing: the Neami Community Housing Program, Melbourne, Australia, 1995–2008

This paper documents the experience of the Neami Community Housing Program. The paper recounts how the program came about, describes the model it employs, and considers how its practice has changed over time. It then examines outcomes for clients after leaving hospital and implications for...
Report

The composition and distribution of household wealth in Australia

This article describes how household wealth has changed and briefly examines how developments in house prices, equity prices and superannuation returns may have affected the composition and distribution of household net worth. It updates previous work done by the Bank using data from the Household...
Journal article

Energy and GHG reductions considering embodied impacts of retrofitting existing dwelling stock in Greater Melbourne

Energy retrofits of buildings usually ignore the amount of embodied energy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions needed to reduce the operating energy and related emissions. Focusing on the Greater Melbourne Area (GMA), the fastest growing capital city in Australia, this paper analyses the embodied impacts...
Report

Delivering urban resilience: Costs and benefits of city-wide adoption of smart surfaces across Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and El Paso

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the costs and benefits of applying a set of smart surface solutions1 , including cool roofs, green roofs, solar PV, and permeable and reflective pavements and road surfaces across three cities: El Paso, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. The...
Article

The composition and distribution of household wealth in Australia

This article describes how household wealth changed since 2002 and how developments in house prices, equity prices and superannuation returns may have affected the composition and distribution of household net worth. The article updates previous work done by the Bank using data from the Household...
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...