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A collaborative partnership approach to affordable housing in Vancouver, Toronto, Portland and Melbourne

Vancouver, Toronto, Portland, and Melbourne – are thriving economically, yet have poor housing affordability outcomes, including an increasing number of low and moderate income households who cannot afford rents or mortgage repayments. This lecture compares recent partnerships for affordable housing, and perceived benefits of a...
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Remaking sustainable urbanism: some principles for a resilient and regenerative city

Peter Newman from the CUSP institute discusses six principles of resilient cities: renewable and distributed energy, sustainable mobility systems, inclusive and health cities, disaster recovery, biophilic urbanism and a more cyclical and regenerative metabolism.
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What happens to people when they are released from prison?

What happens to people once they’re released from prison? It’s a question we don’t often think about, but it matters. Each year, approximately 6, 000 people are released from prison in Victoria. Most of them are not equipped to deal with life upon release. They...
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Visions & Pathways 2040

This video shows people that it’s possible to cut Australian cities’ greenhouse gas emission by 80% by 2040, and helps people imagine what a low carbon future city might be like to live in.
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Affordable housing in Victoria: what's next?

This presentation aimed to bring together key housing stakeholders for informed discussion. It shares the outcomes of applied research related to housing, planning and infrastructure.
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Indigenous Language Print Culture: Colonial Discourses and Indigenous Agency

The attached video presents a seminar given by Dr Lachy Paterson on 23/3/2010 to the Centre for Australian Indigenous Studies, Monash University as part of the Brown Paper Seminar Series. Te Tumu thanks Monash University for allowing this seminar to be further disseminated.The research, still...
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Capital gains tax: Bogeyman or crucial reform?

This public lecture explores what a capital gains tax might look like in New Zealand, and who would win and who would lose from such a reform.
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2017 Swinburne Annual Reconciliation Lecture - Black to the Future

In 2017 Australians stand at a crossroads. Are we heading to a truly egalitarian and shared future of prosperity, or to the bleak future portrayed in the movie Back to the Future II? Global political instability and bizarre electoral outcomes have created a climate of...
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District Energy in Cities

Aiming at enhancing the development of district energy systems, the District Energy Initiative combines awareness raising, technical assistance, policy advice and capacity building activities to cities worldwide. The initiative is coordinated by UN Environment and has a vast network of partners from various sectors and...
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Dan Pink on the surprising science of motivation

Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories -- and maybe, a way forward.