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Journal article

International variation in neighborhood walkability, transit, and recreation environments using geographic information systems: the IPEN adult study

This article shows that comparable measures can be created across a range of cultural settings revealing profound global differences in urban form relevant to physical activity.
Journal article

Physical activity in relation to urban environments in 14 cities worldwide: a cross-sectional study

This article aimed to document how objectively measured attributes of the urban environment are related to objectively measured physical activity, in an international sample of adults.
Policy report

Infrastructure pipeline report: June 2017

The Infrastructure Pipeline is Building Queensland’s independent assessment of infrastructure proposals under development by Queensland Government agencies, including departments, government-owned corporations and nominated statutory authorities.
Policy report

State infrastructure plan

The State Infrastructure Plan (SIP) Parts A and B outline the Queensland infrastructure priorities to grow the economy, create jobs and provide quality services to Queenslanders. It provides a framework to allow government to plan and prioritise infrastructure investment and delivery in a fiscally responsible...
Discussion paper

Discussion guide: the community engagement charter

This guide has been produced to help South Australians develop the new Community Engagement Charter for Planning. This Guide includes information on what a Community Engagement Charter is, what the principles of good community engagement are, and some examples of good community engagement practice in...
Discussion paper

Short-term holiday letting in NSW: options paper

There has been a rapid growth in short-term holiday letting (STHL) both nationally and in NSW over recent years particularly since the emergence of online booking services and the development of the sharing economy.
Policy report

Why landlords and investors love the Auckland unitary plan, and why you shouldn't

Investigates the political and economic aspects of the Auckland Unitary Plan in the context of historical and contemporary processes of capitalist displacement of the poor and marginalised.
Article

Pace of renewable energy shift leaves city planners struggling to keep up

Effective guidance on the retrofitting and redesign of built environment energy systems must occur across scales, from rooftops to wider electricity grids. So what is the role of planning? What challenges and actions must planners consider for the renewable energy transition to be effective?
Report

Walking with communities: local government and community responses to local area renewal

This report provides governments and stakeholders involved in local and place-focused renewal with conceptual framing and case study examples that can help inform and shape new community collaboration initiatives for their own contexts.
Commentary

Planners know depressingly little about a city’s impacts on our mental health

Jason Byrne looks at the possibility that living in cities might be associated with higher rates of depression and anxiety.