Up, Over and Under: Making Space for New Urban Parks
The urgency to accommodate urban population growth is requiring many cities to increase their residential density.
Pocket Parks: Rich Experiences, Small Spaces
A seemingly insignificant void or underused space in our urban landscape can provide enormous opportunity for the creation of positive community impact.
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.
The Changing Role of Australia’s Parks
Walk around the streets at the Waverley Park residential area in Melbourne’s outer east on weekends and you will see a densely packed outer-urban precinct filled...
The Economic Value of Public Spaces and Parks
Cities hold the economic key to the future of the global economy.
Without Regions, There is no Sustainable City
Much has been said about the need for a government focus on cities. Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) board director Jerry de Gryse and...
Great Parks need Great Leaders
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull recently encouraged the Centennial Park Trust and the NSW Environment Minister to seek National Heritage listing for this significant and...
$47 billion of Australian Infrastructure in Poor Condition
As much as $47 billion worth of infrastructure under local government control is in poor condition as councils scramble to find money from which to upgrade...
What Makes Australian Christmas Park Celebrations Unique?
During the Christmas and New Year break, the urban open spaces of Australia’s cities act as ‘centre stage’ for our celebrating and recreation.
Australia Must Reconnect With Urban Nature
Wind back several decades and many Australians lived in detached houses with good sized backyards which featured gardens and lawns.