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Wednesday November 14, 2018

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What Makes ‘Good’ Infrastructure?
Landscaping
Wednesday August 23 2017

What Makes ‘Good’ Infrastructure?

When one sees pictures of recently completed infrastructure or incomplete projects, still in their very raw state, exposed and scarred, it is understandable that some might...

Landscape Architecture: Experience Infrastructure
Landscaping
Friday June 23 2017

Landscape Architecture: Experience Infrastructure

There are times when we look forward to long drives, as we leave behind the daily rat race and embrace the longer, slower days ahead –...

Prickly Acacia: The World’s Largest Weed Eradication Program
Landscaping
Monday June 5 2017

Prickly Acacia: The World’s Largest Weed Eradication Program

There is looming environmental catastrophe growing in far north Australia. A "War on Weeds" is erupting and the enemy culprit is an introduced tree called the...

What Makes a Good Street?
Landscaping
Tuesday May 30 2017

What Makes a Good Street?

Our city streets are more than a way to travel between destinations. When planned right, they can contribute greatly to our sense of belonging. ...

Do Smart Irrigation Controllers Really Save Water?
Landscaping
Wednesday April 19 2017

Do Smart Irrigation Controllers Really Save Water?

The current and historical practice of controlling our irrigation is reliant on timers.

How to Ensure the Best for our National Parks
Landscaping
Thursday April 6 2017

How to Ensure the Best for our National Parks

Tourism in Central Australia is growing with many foreign and interstate travelers placing the outback and our National Parks on the "To do" list.

Art and Landscape: Creating Places We Love
Landscaping
Thursday March 2 2017

Art and Landscape: Creating Places We Love

Public art in urban landscapes can animate and enrich civic spaces, and may even help people feel more attached to the places where they live.

New Safety Design Requirements for Public Spaces
Public
Tuesday January 31 2017

New Safety Design Requirements for Public Spaces

Designers involved in the creation of significant new public buildings and public spaces have new design obligations to consider and integrate into designs.

Melbourne’s Trees Vulnerable to Climate Change
Landscaping
Thursday November 24 2016

Melbourne’s Trees Vulnerable to Climate Change

Almost four in every ten trees found in Melbourne’s streets, parks and natural landscapes are vulnerable to climate change, a report has found.