This paper presents a historical perspective on regional planning in south east Queensland.
Understanding how landholders relate to the land and water they manage is crucial to sustainable natural resource management policy and practice. This study focuses on the relationship that rural landholders, both producers and rural lifestylers, have with their land and waterways.
Shaping SEQ responds to a need for coordinated regional planning to manage growth sustainably, and ensure prosperity and liveability. It is the Queensland Government’s plan to guide the future of the South East Queensland region, prepared in collaboration with the region’s 12 local governments.
"We don't tell people what to do": an ethnography of health promotion with Indigenous Australians in south-east Queensland
This thesis contributes to the decolonisation of health promotion by examining Indigenous-led health promotion practice in an urban setting.
ShapingSEQ is the Queensland Government’s plan to guide the future of the South East Queensland (SEQ) region, prepared in collaboration with the region’s 12 local governments. It aims to accommodate future growth sustainably and in a way that responds to change positively, and enhances the...
Design research towards improving liveability and sustainability in medium density infill housing in south east Queensland
This paper reports on a design research project commissioned by the Council of Mayors (SEQ) that investigated design strategies for improving the liveability and sustainability of medium density infill development, and sought to provide an evidence base for the benefits and costs of incorporating such...
New Approaches to Oil Vulnerability Mapping for Australian Cities: The Case of South-East Queensland, the 200km City
The potential harm caused by oil dependence and uncertain supply can be seen as a form of vulnerability. This paper develops and applies new approaches to better understand oil vulnerability and its spatial patterning.
Taking a more integrated approach to planning our neighbourhoods for the continuum of inhabitants’ ages and abilities makes sense given our current and future population composition. Seldom are the built environment requirements of diverse groups (e.g. children, seniors, and people with disability) synthesised, resulting in...
This paper approaches the gentrification debate from a somewhat different position. It argues that gentrification, seen as the replacement of lower status and income households by higher status and income households, can occur outside the inner city.