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Saturday November 17, 2018

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Up, Over and Under: Making Space for New Urban Parks
Landscaping
Thursday August 24 2017

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
Public
Thursday June 1 2017

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
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.

The Changing Role of Australia’s Parks
Landscaping
Monday December 5 2016

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
Landscaping
Tuesday November 8 2016

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
Landscaping
Thursday August 18 2016

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
Landscaping
Wednesday July 6 2016

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
Infrastructure
Tuesday February 23 2016

$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?
Urban Planning
Wednesday December 16 2015

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.

Landscaping
Nov 8 2018
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.

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