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Go Green for Healthy, Rich Cities: study
Green
Friday June 8 2018

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.

Melbourne Voted 2017 Most Liveable City
Urban Planning
Friday August 18 2017

Melbourne Voted 2017 Most Liveable City

According to The Economist's, Australia and Canada is home to the world's most liveable cities.

Creating Inclusive Cities in a Modern World
Urban Planning
Friday October 28 2016

Creating Inclusive Cities in a Modern World

This year, World Cities Day (October 31) focuses on “inclusive cities, shared development.” But with rapidly growing urbanization, how can cities ensure that all of their...

Can a City Become a National Park?
Landscaping
Thursday September 29 2016

Can a City Become a National Park?

The push is on to turn London into a national park. Could this prove to be the wave of the future here in Australia? "Attention please,...

Value Capture not a Cure-All for Infrastructure Funding
Infrastructure
Thursday September 22 2016

Value Capture not a Cure-All for Infrastructure Funding

A recent report by eminent economists Kevin Fox and Dr Nigel Stapledon from the Centre for Applied Economic Research at the UNSW Business School has exposed...

Property Development: Can Effective Communication Produce Dividends?
Business
Thursday September 22 2016

Property Development: Can Effective Communication Produce Dividends?

Recently, I attended council meetings at three different councils, for three different clients and three different planning applications.

Libertarians Envisage Utopian City of Algae-fuelled Stacks
Green
Tuesday June 28 2016

Libertarians Envisage Utopian City of Algae-fuelled Stacks

A group of libertarians in Europe hope to create their own sustainable utopian city-state consisting of layered stack structures that are powered by genetically engineered algae....

Two-thirds of World to Live in Cities by 2030
Urban Planning
Monday May 23 2016

Two-thirds of World to Live in Cities by 2030

A new UN report is forecasting that by 2030 two-thirds of the world's population will be living in cities.

New Economy, New Jobs, Old Thinking
Urban Planning
Tuesday March 29 2016

New Economy, New Jobs, Old Thinking

The changing nature of our economy is making itself felt across the business sector, and this in turn is changing the nature of work and where...

Business
Mar 6 2018
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.

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Urban Planning
Feb 28 2018
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...

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