Urban density is commonly identified as factor that contributes to active transport, including walking, across all age groups. While a significant body of literature explores the factors that influence the likelihood of walking for commuting, leisure and or strolling, the experiences of residents in rapidly...
This report is the first review of the current Five-Year Implementation Plan for the Plan Melbourne 2017-2050 strategy.
This report is the second yearly review of the current Five-Year Implementation Plan. It details the status of each of the 113 actions as they stood in 2019. Collectively the actions are aimed at boosting connectivity and sustainability within Melbourne and dealing with the prospect...
Planning for successful cities: a discussion document on a proposed National Policy Statement on Urban Development
The government is consulting on a proposal to create a new National Policy Statement on Urban Development (NPS-UD). This discussion document sets out the policy proposals, sample text for how they might be reflected in a national policy statement, and the rationale behind them.
This project, RP3039, sought to adapt the existing Liveability Real Estate Framework to develop an online “real estate knowledge” handbook for ‘moderators’ of the website developed in CRCLCL project RP3029e1 and an online Liveability Real Estate Specialist training course suitable for TAFE Sydney Students studying...
This document provides a holistic and integrated sustainable development framework for the development of liveable, economically productive, socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable cities and communities in China. The framework identifies key objectives and principles to achieve urban sustainability and provides specific guidelines for implementation and...
Co-benefits of low carbon policies in the built environment: an investigation into the adoption of co-benefits by Australian local government
This paper addresses the ‘co-benefits approach’ as a means of integrating climate concerns into local planning and development control in general.
This briefing draws upon the expertise of RMIT’s Healthy, Liveable Cities Group to inform policy makers and the wider community on critical challenges that affect the liveability of Victorians.
Making Brisbane ‘liveable’ is a policy objective of the Queensland government. In some domains of liveability, Brisbane performs well in comparison to other Australian cities in its policy ambition and performance. However, to achieve its liveability aspirations, greater ambition is required in some of its...