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Middle Ring Suburbs Missing Out
Zoning
Wednesday July 4 2018

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...

Do Bush Fires Only Occur In The Bush?
Business
Wednesday May 31 2017

Do Bush Fires Only Occur In The Bush?

For many years, the majority of Australians have been comforted by the thought that the prevalence of bush fires doesn’t concern those living in urban...

Eating the Suburbs, One Backyard at a Time
Landscaping
Wednesday August 17 2016

Eating the Suburbs, One Backyard at a Time

Suburbia. The very word conjures up an image of neatly spaced single storey houses sprawling as far as the eye can see in a carefully planned...

Canberra Suburb Named Best Master Planned Community
Urban Planning
Tuesday June 14 2016

Canberra Suburb Named Best Master Planned Community

The Canberra suburb of Franklin has taken out the honour for the country's top master planned community at the Property Council of Australia's annual Innovation and...

How Millennials Are Changing the Suburbs
Residential
Tuesday June 7 2016

How Millennials Are Changing the Suburbs

As the largest generation worldwide, Millennials are remaking the world in the way the Baby Boomers did before them. One of their most important projects: changing...

Making a Business Case for Greener Cities
Urban Planning
Friday March 13 2015

Making a Business Case for Greener Cities

To borrow liberally from famous pop star Beyoncé, "if you liked it, then you should've put a value on it."

Does Anyone Hear When a Tree Falls in Our Suburbs?
Landscaping
Wednesday January 28 2015

Does Anyone Hear When a Tree Falls in Our Suburbs?

In most suburbs across Australia’s cities, when a tree falls it is heard - and felt, and often blamed. It is then chopped up, removed, mulched...

Transport Network Gaps Isolating Melbourne’s Growing Suburbs
Urban Planning
Monday September 9 2013

Transport Network Gaps Isolating Melbourne’s Growing Suburbs

In a new report, Auditor-General John Doyle has called out the state for not developing ample transport infrastructure and services for Melbourne's growing areas.