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Planning

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Report

Report of the Inquiry into apartment design standards

The 'Better Apartments Design Standards' (BADS) were introduced into the Victoria Planning Provisions (VPPs) in 2017 in response to increasing numbers of Victorians choosing to live in apartments. This inquiry report indicates that the standards may have contributed to improved design across Victoria.
Report

Inquiry into the protections within the Victorian Planning Framework: interim report

This report on the Inquiry into the protections within the Victorian Planning Framework is the result of extensive research and consultation by the Legislative Council Environment and Planning Committee at the Parliament of Victoria. This interim report is based on a review of the issues...
Conference paper

The role of urban design in accelerating urban transitions – the case of the City of Casey

This presentation seeks to describe and discuss the possible role played by the urban designer professionals at the City of Casey in championing and delivering the Excellence Design program.
Report

The decline of housing supply in New Zealand: why it happened and how to reverse it

This report discusses how housing markets have been shaped by infrastructure and urban planning policies, and presents some options for making housing more available and affordable.
Submission

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.
Conference paper

Capability-building competition in design: case study

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.
Journal article

An assessment of lean design management practices in construction projects

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.
Report

Protecting and supporting Melbourne’s strategic agricultural land

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...
Discussion paper

Discussion paper on proposed changes to renewable energy policy in the Planning and Design Code

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.
Report

Subnational investment in human capital

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...
Report

Pacific experiences with options relevant to climate change and disaster risk finance

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...
Guide

Code for smart communities

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.
Strategy

A metropolis that works

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...
Report

The economic value of heritage: a benefit transfer study

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...
Conference paper

Maps made by temperance

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...
Report

Supporting affordable housing supply: inclusionary planning in new and renewing communities

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...
Discussion paper

Reforming the Victoria planning provisions: a discussion paper

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.
Strategy

Adelaide: city of music live music action plan 2017-2020

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...
Report

Managing Victoria’s planning system for land use and development

In this audit, we assessed whether DELWP, and councils in their roles as planning and responsible authorities, are managing and implementing the planning system to support the objectives of the Act and the desired outcomes of state planning policies. We also examined: • progress since...
Strategy

Collaborations in place-based creative practice: Birmingham public art strategy 2015-2019

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...