Council for Intellectual Disability submission to Central Coast Council on Mooney Mooney and Peat Island planning proposal
This submission was written in response to the NSW Government's proposal to rezone Peat Island and Mooney Mooney. The document considers the potential role of former disability institution sites and draws upon Australian disability policy development and cultural heritage strategy.
This paper uses the action research method retrospectively to better understand the development of capability on a series of 7 Higher Education building projects during the architectural planning phase prior to the start of design.
This paper aims to assess the lean management practices that are performed at the design phase of construction projects. Evidence exists for the implementation of 19 lean design management practices, grouped into three categories: stakeholder management, planning and control, and problem solving and decision making.
This discussion paper outlines proposed changes to renewable energy policy in the Planning and Design Code. The paper proposes new planning policies for South Australia’s renewable energy sector, ahead of public consultation on the Planning and Design Code later this year.
From February 2019 to May 2019, DELWP undertook stakeholder and community engagement to test and refine the draft criteria with the community, agricultural industry, local government and key authorities. The purpose of this report is to detail the engagement approach and findings for the first...
This report reviews investment in human capital and spending on health and education by both government and donors in all of the 82 poorest countries. It finds that the allocation of funds often does not match the distribution of poverty within countries, and data on...
The Pacific experiences detailed in this booklet are organised in terms of their relevance to the seven pillars of the Pacific Climate Change Finance Assessment Framework (PCCFAF). The booklet outlines broad regional observations of each of the seven dimensions of the PCCFAF and then presents...
This report provides recommendations to the government of Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) and its development partners on a set of practical actions in the short to medium term that could strengthen resources use in RMI.
This paper explores the complexity of suburbs, with a particular focus on the environmental benefits that they offer, to show that in some respects suburbs have been miscast as unsustainable. Suburban infill development in a provincial New Zealand city is then used to quantify the...
When Melbourne’s two ‘dry zones’ had compulsory ballots for restaurant and café liquor licences removed in 2015, news accounts surmised that “a hangover from the anti-alcohol movement of the 1920s had finally been relegated to the history books”. Yet the dry zones are chapters in...
Historic buildings form an important part of how people perceive and value their local area. This is recognised in the planning regime, where they receive protection through the designation of listed building and conservation area status. Some public-sector funding exists in the form of grants...
The purpose of this strategy is to outline the City of Melbourne’s contribution to the ongoing development of the municipality’s knowledge capacity, culture and reputation.
The Code for Smart Communities was created to help guide urban development practices in Australia and New Zealand by embracing technology, data and intelligent design as a catalyst for positive change.
Made in Marrickville: enterprise and cluster dynamics at the creative industries-manufacturing interface, Carrington Road precinct
The purpose of the project is to undertake comparative international case study research around the changing dynamics of the urban creative economy, particularly the emergent relationships with a rapidly evolving manufacturing sector.
Amid Greater Sydney’s growth in the knowledge economy, the story and importance of our industrial and urban services activities get somewhat overlooked. Data actually tells us that the industrial and urban services sector is growing; becoming more efficient and adaptable, providing more jobs and making...
Public art is an important and necessary ingredient in the life of a modern city. Art has the power to provoke, inspire and transform. It plays a strong role in shaping place, enhancing the environment and supporting the reputation of a town or city. Art...
Adelaide: A City of Music’ celebrates our identity as a global music city and is intended to cement Adelaide’s place as a world leading music city as recognised by its designation as a City of Music by the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. This three-year Action...
There is growing interest in the potential for inclusionary planning approaches to help deliver affordable housing supply in Australian cities and regions. Within wider government strategies for affordable housing supply, inclusionary planning approaches can play a role in requiring or incentivising dwelling units, land, or...
A long-standing debate over the nature and merits of 'rational comprehensive' versus 'incrementalist' models of public decision-making is continued in the papers on their application to planning by Max Neutze and John Mant. Neutze reviews the post-war optomistic rise of comprehensive planning, and its subsequent...
The proposals in this paper focus on the structure and operation of the Victoria Planning Provisions (VPP). They seek to both simplify and improve the operation of the VPP, and to lay foundations for further future transformative initiatives.