Greater Western Sydney

Report

30 Apr 2019
35

Industry clusters are seen as critical to economic growth and national competitiveness in the United States. This report examines areas of future high-tech export potential and gives recommendations for how to encourage the emergence of industry clusters focused on aerospace and defence, food and agribusiness,...

Commentary

14 Mar 2019
13

When is an airport not just an airport? Western Sydneysiders are in the process of finding out.

Report

Settling strangers; supporting disability needs
31 Dec 2018
62

This report was commissioned by the Western Sydney Migrant Resource Centre to understand the basic issues concerning the settlement of migrants and refugees, including examining resettlement supports for migrants and refugees with disability. The report applies the Circles of Social Life approach, which offers an...

Report

27 Nov 2018
27

Increasing extreme heat will have profound impacts on people, industries and ecosystems in Western Sydney. CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology projections estimate that the average number of days over 35 could increase by up to five times without strong climate policies from a historical average...

Report

18 Sep 2018
60

This report summarises current research in health and environmental sciences, planning policy, legislation and standards, sustainability education, and innovative design trends. Its purpose is to inform future research into student thermal comfort and cooling solutions for schools in Western Sydney and NSW.

Report

Measuring the impact of travel times and station location on job and housing accessibility
10 Jul 2018
108

The Committee for Sydney and Sydney Business Chamber have produced economic modelling which concludes that a 15-minute journey between the CBD and Parramatta will deliver a bigger jobs benefit for Western Sydney than a slower journey would.

Report

28 May 2018
111

As Australia embarks on its first publicly-funded airport project in more than three decades at Badgerys Creek, there are lessons and insights to be taken from the Unites States' experience of airport cities.

Report

1 Mar 2018
17

This research arose out of a meeting of Western Sydney University’s (Western) ALLY network, where anecdotal concerns were voiced about the environmental conditions encountered by sexuality and gender diverse (SGD) students and staff.

Presentation

8 Dec 2017
40

Cooling Western Sydney is a Sydney Water study on the role of water and other technologies in mitigating urban heat in western Sydney.

Report

1 Nov 2017
16

This report argues that, rather than simply being a place that planes land, it is reasonable for WSA to be the centrepiece of a holistic development at the airport and in its surrounds, to maximise the economic and social benefits that the airport can provide....

Report

2 Aug 2017
99

How often need we re-discover the power of education and training in addressing youth unemployment and disengagement?

Article

2 Aug 2017
19

Our concrete jungles are getting so hot they could eventually become uninhabitable. But a team of UNSW researchers is working hard to cool them down.

Article

3 Jul 2017
178

The Fraser, Howard and Abbott governments tended to “stick to their knitting,” treating cities, urban policy and public transport as the realm of state governments. Turnbull is bucking this trend.

Evaluation

Project report for Office of Widening Participation, Western Sydney University
1 Jul 2017
22

The Office of Widening Participation at Western Sydney University delivers more than 50 programs in schools and around the university that aim to increase young people's educational engagement and aspirations for higher study. These programs are particularly focused on students from low SES backgrounds, and...

Report

10 Jun 2017
143

Advancing knowledge and understanding of contemporary cultural employment and activity, this research focuses on artists and cultural practitioners, exploring how they work and survive.

Strategy

21 Nov 2016
598

Two of the Commission’s first tasks are to prepare draft District Plans for exhibition before the end of 2016 and review the initial regional plan - A Plan for Growing Sydney before the end of 2017. So that all of these plans work together, we...

Strategy

21 Nov 2016
119

This draft District Plan sets out aspirations and proposals for Greater Sydney’s South West District, which includes the local government areas of Camden, Campbelltown, Fairfield, Liverpool and Wollondilly. It has been developed by the Greater Sydney Commission.

Report

31 Aug 2016
95

The purpose of this project has been to identify and scope with key stakeholders, potential new strategic industry development activities in and around the Western Sydney Employment Area that could be developed, both directly or indirectly, based on existing or future supply chain capabilities and...

Report

7 Apr 2016
81

There are many reasons to be concerned about the growing and, now, long-term problem of jobs in Western Sydney. First there is the simple problem of insufficient jobs for its resident workers. Then there is the problem of jobs location. Overlaying both these concerns is...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015
42

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Overview

 

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