Middle Ring Suburbs Missing Out
The recent report by the Grattan Institute - Housing Affordability - Re-imagining the Australian dream - makes a plea for more medium density housing in inner...
State Based Agency Referrals Must be Cleaned Up
As Australia’s population expands, urban renewal and development are needed to cater for growing housing and infrastructure requirements.
Bringing Nature’s Power into Australian Cities
Back in the 1960s, the Cheonggyecheon (Cheonggye stream) which winds through downtown Seoul (South Korea) stood as an example of city planning going terribly wrong.
Go Green for Healthy, Rich Cities: study
Green infrastructure - from more cycle lanes to cleaner air - not only helps the environment but also boosts jobs, health and productivity, according to research.
Cities Go Wild with Child-friendly Design
In a part of Barcelona best known as a concrete transport hub, just a stone's throw from the bustling Sants railway station, a square has been...
Smart Street Furniture Will Revolutionise the Public Realm
Do you want to know if your city’s park benches or furniture are being used as a social space or for ‘rough sleeping’?
Density Vs Sprawl: Which Wins for Sustainability?
To some, compact urban environments offer advantages in putting greater numbers of people within walking or riding distance of transport connections, employment opportunities and local services.
Smart Cities Move Beyond Hype into Reality
Do you want to know whether you are better off leaving for work now or in 15 minutes?
How the GSC 40-Year Plan Will Reshape Sydney
If the character Marty McFly from "Back to the Future" were to get in a time machine in Sydney and travel forward 40 years to 2056,...
Share Bike Company 'Pulls Out' of Melbourne
The distinctive yellow rental bicycles will disappear from Melbourne's streets as the Singapore-based oBike company shuts up shop.
$55b Required to Meet Infrastructure Australia's 15-year Targets
More than $55 billion of priority projects are needed to shape Australia's cities and regions in the next 15 years, Infrastructure Australia says.
PM Unveils 'City Deal' for Western Sydney
A long-awaited multi-billion dollar plan to transform western Sydney as it faces a future of explosive population growth has been signed by three levels of government.
Infrastructure Australia Calls for National Leadership on Cities
A new report from Infrastructure Australia is calling for the Federal government to have a greater leadership role in securing the global competitiveness of our largest...