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Strata title


Improving outcomes for apartment residents and neighbourhoods

This research investigates the experiences of lower-income apartment residents in relation to planning and infrastructure provision; urban design; building design and management; neighbourhood amenities and facilities; and ongoing place management and community engagement so as to improve wellbeing, community and housing affordability outcomes.

Australian national strata data 2018

This comprehensive national report of the strata and community title sector reveals there are about 2.6 million strata title lots in Australia with an insured value of close to $1 trillion. The report highlights the economic value of the sector to the national economy and...

Smart blocks: tune up your building

Smart Blocks is a national program helping apartment owners and their managers to improve the energy efficiency of common property in apartment buildings. These days, many of us city dwellers live up near the clouds, scraping the sky in high-rise apartments. Yet apartment buildings are...

Renewing the compact city

The aim of this project was to explore equitable and viable solutions to what has emerged as a fundamental issue facing Australian cities in coming decades: how to effectively, efficiently and inclusively redevelop older areas of privately owned multi‐unit strata titled housing to achieve the...
Conference paper

The fourth tier of governance: managing the future of our cities

Urban consolidation policies and higher density housing development have become major drivers of urban change in Australia. The realisation of these policies relies almost entirely on the provision of strata titled dwellings, necessitating an exploration of governance arrangements, rights and responsibilities for the multiple stakeholders.
Conference paper

Governing the compact city: the governance of strata title developments in Sydney

This paper addresses the governance of Strata Title developments, in the context of current metropolitan planning strategies based on increased higher density urban consolidation in Australia.

Renewing the compact city: interim report

Across Australia, city planners are focusing on urban renewal as a major driver for change both to provide additional housing for growing urban populations and to implement widely accepted principles of sustainability. The dominant model involves renewal of existing urban areas along transport corridors and...