The Victorian Planning Policy Repository contains strategies, reports, evaluations and other resources from local and state government planning departments, as well as from private practice and academia, to support the work of professional planners in Victoria.
This paper covers the recent history of the housing market in the United States, from the latter half of the 20th century to today. It compares homeowner and renter experiences, and examines government policies meant to ease the financial burdens of finding and maintaining housing.
Owning a home has always been a cornerstone of the Australian dream. This paper, written by Federal Labor MP for Macnamara, Josh Burns, demonstrates that it's a dream that is crumbling for far too many Australians.
The findings of this study support the idea that well-designed housing that works for people with mobility impairments does not compromise the design of housing for the general population – rather it enhances the built environment.
This report examines the scale of New Zealand's housing problems and provide some recommendations for policymakers to help reduce the crisis.
This report looks at five specific areas of social wellbeing and measures outcomes that impact on the wellbeing of the communities, whānau and individuals that the Salvation Army, Te Ope Whakaora, works with.
This report analyses the expert opinions of leading economists and other senior housing market specialists on interrelationships between the housing system, economic performance, and wealth distribution in Australia.
This campaign seeks mandatory accessibility standards within Australia's National Building Code to ensure access to appropriate housing for hundreds of thousands of people.
In this paper, the authors share a range of ideas relating to health, labour markets, the tax and transfer system, gender equality, education, housing, and criminal justice. The aim is to provide an optimistic, forward-looking counterpoint to what has undoubtedly been a catastrophic year.
This article reports the experience of a construction company that has implemented production system design (PSD) and the Last Planner System (LPS), as part of the development of an improvement program in production management based on the Lean Philosophy. This company is based in Chile...