This research from urban planning experts details how inner-city suburbs in Melbourne lack footpath space – increasingly vital real estate amid strict indoor dining capacity limits that have been imposed as part of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Planning decisions that alter the nature or extent of property rights on land can generate large windfall gains on the value of that land. This study compares 2017 sales data for 33 properties in Fishermans Bend where there was a repeat sale at the time...
Legally minded: understanding how legal intervention can improve the lives of people with mental ill-health
This report presents the research findings and discussion drawn from eight interviews with Northern Community Legal Centre (NCLC) clients experiencing mental ill-health to explore the perceived impact of legal intervention on their lives.
This strategy invites all levels of government to work together to resolve the affordable housing crisis.
Yarra City Council recognises the importance of volunteering in the social, environmental, cultural and economic fabric of the local community. Volunteering also provides health and wellbeing benefits to the volunteers themselves. This strategy sets out Council’s vision for volunteering in Yarra over the next four...
This partnership strategy was formulated by Yarra Neighbourhood Houses and representatives of Yarra City Council. The Neighbourhood Houses and Council have a mutual goal to engage with the Yarra community in determining the provision of equitable recreational, social, vocational training, environmental and other health and...
This plan aims to make the City of Yarra a place where all people feel welcome and can participate in community life regardless of their race, culture, religion or language.
The Community Conversations project was created to gather further information on the nature of economic exclusion among refugee and migrant communities in Melbourne’s west, and to source community-informed ideas for reducing barriers to participation.