property development

Discussion paper

25 Nov 2019
17

The Morrison Government is reviewing arrangements for telecommunications in new developments. The current Telecommunications in New Developments (TIND) policy, released in March 2015, provides the framework for this access, while also fostering competition between network providers to service developments.

Draft report

22 Aug 2019
11

These guidelines provide guidance to local councils, the Victorian government, golf courses and clubs, and the development sector, on the key planning steps and considerations for the future development of surplus golf course land.

Briefing paper

19 Jul 2019
9

This e-brief provides an overview of the NSW planning system as of 18 July 2019, including an appended glossary of common planning acronyms. It also outlines the objects of the system, the roles and responsibilities of key public authorities, and the avenues by which the...

Report

Final report of a research project with Cities of Moreland, Darebin and Yarra
30 May 2019
149

This report, evaluating the Victorian government’s program to redevelop inner suburban public housing estates, says the plan may reduce the amount of homes available for vulnerable households.

Journal article

12 Apr 2019
195

Classifying train stations into typologies is a useful way to simplify their complex characteristics to assess their potential to become Transit Oriented Developments (TODs). This research explores the walkability of 230 train stations in metropolitan Melbourne, Australia using fourteen different walkability measures.

Report

31 Oct 2018
27

Melbourne is a city undergoing unprecedented growth coupled with rapid technological disruption, and it is also home to one of the world’s highest-potential urban redevelopment precincts. The regeneration of the Fishermans Bend precinct into an employment and innovation cluster could be worth up to $12...

Conference paper

Effects of claypit sites on urban form in Melbourne
18 Jun 2018
9

Claypits, which primarily produce materials for construction, are often located on the urban fringe – situated to take advantage of cheap land and outside of the stricter regulatory context of town planning boundaries but close enough to efficiently service their market. In Melbourne, the fringe...

Conference paper

Tracing the development of a new residential estate in post-war suburban Melbourne
18 Jun 2018
12

The city of Melbourne is one significantly shaped by the activities of private land developers, who undertook the subdivision, planning, and sale of residential estates which now comprise the bulk of extant suburbs. A number of these estates were highly speculative in nature, reflecting renewed...

Conference paper

The re-use of basalt quarries in Melbourne’s western suburbs
18 Jun 2018
9

Quarrying is a noxious industrial activity necessary for the provision of stone and clay, utilised predominately in building activities as the city grows. In post-industrial Melbourne, the extraction of these materials has left a pock-marked landscape, reflecting the fact that the city was settled upon...

Conference paper

Notre Dame and the re-making of the City of Fremantle
18 Jun 2018
5

This paper examines the development of Notre Dame University in Fremantle Western Australia, in light of Sharon Haar’s work on the regeneration of the city of Chicago through its various university campuses. A nineteenth century port city and now heritage precinct, the West End of...

Conference paper

A city born and re-made by speculation
18 Jun 2018
8

Following the decline of manufacturing at the end of the twentieth century, land and infrastructure speculation continued to drive suburban expansion at the edges of the city of Melbourne. Mass transit technologies allowed suburban sprawl in the 1870s through the construction of light and heavy...

Conference paper

A contested space on Sydney’s urban frontier
18 Jun 2018
6

Australia is a settler society where the rural-urban fringe of the major cities and regional centres is a contestable stage. There are a range of actors who compete in place making processes reshaping the cultural landscape when there is collision over the ownership of space...

Discussion paper

8 Mar 2018
195

Some government policies restrict the supply of housing. Examples include minimum lot sizes, maximum building heights and planning approval processes. Although these restrictions may confer benefits, they also raise the price of housing. This paper attempts to quantify the effect of zoning on housing prices...

Discussion paper

20 Oct 2017
86

This resource aims to harmonise land use planning with the government’s overall strategy for developing the Northern Territory.

Journal article

25 Sep 2017
381

Metropolitan planning and development of Australia’s cities has been strongly influenced by what could be termed the “North American model” of low-density, car-dependent suburban development on greenfield master-planned housing estates. But this is all set to change.

Audio

5 Sep 2017
27

Property developer, Mirvac, is pushing ahead with a 'build-to-rent' housing project. Will it improve affordability for renters?

Report

15 Jun 2017
554

This report, commissioned by the Victorian Multicultural Commission, examines the Bendigo mosque protests in 2016.

Journal article

9 Jan 2017
126

This draws conclusions about the relative costs of infrastructure provision in different locations and reinforces previous studies that have demonstrated the higher costs of infrastructure on the fringe in greenfield locations as opposed to infill.

Conference paper

Locating the planning history of fast food chains
29 Jun 2016
12

The rise of the ‘fast food’ concept as it is understood in the 21st century is the result of a series of calibrations enacted over decades by business, society and technology. The expansion of fast food franchising has paralleled social and environmental change, particularly since...

Conference paper

29 Jun 2016
9

By way of definition, dictionaries such as the Oxford Dictionary note that the word ‘icon’ is a noun meaning ‘a person or thing regarded as a representative symbol or as worthy of veneration’ (p. 654). More recently, the phrase ‘iconic development’ has crept into the...

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