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Opinion: Why Labor’s Proposed Changes to Negative Gearing Hurts Their Own...

It is true that housing affordability is a major concern for many Australians, and hence is still featuring as a key topic in the...

Is Social Housing Essential Infrastructure?

We know that safe, adequate, affordable and appropriate housing is essential for our health, well-being and social and economic security. Via The Conversation, by Kathleen Flanagan...

New creatives are remaking Canberra’s city centre, but at a social...

The new economy and new technology are changing Canberra’s city centre, Walter Burley Griffin’s design legacy of 100 years ago. While the central area is becoming an...

Re-imagining Sydney with 3 CBDs: how far off is a Parramatta...

One of the biggest strategic planning challenges of our time in Australia is to re-imagine the Greater Sydney metropolis with more than one CBD. Via...

Making a global agenda work locally for healthy, sustainable living in...

Life in the tropics is often seen as “living in paradise”, a place where everything grows and flourishes. This picture-postcard environment is not the...

Designing the compassionate city to overcome built-in biases and help us...

When we design, build, manage, occupy or even just pass through a place, we change it. Whether we are conscious of it or not,...

Australian cities are crying out for better planning

Although 90% of our population lives in cities, Australia lacks a national urban policy and our government provides insufficient funding for urban sustainability projects. By Dorina Pojani (Senior...

Universities reinvent campuses to bring together town and gown

Curtin University has a redevelopment plan to transform 114 hectares of its Bentley campus in Perth into a “city of innovation”. Its stated vision is to provide an “urban...

People love parklets and businesses can make them happen

As councils across Australia strive to enhance their liveability, parklets are proving popular among city communities. By Amelia Thorpe - Senior Lecturer and Director of Environmental Law...

Interest in tiny houses is growing, so who wants them?

Tiny houses are now so popular that someone was charged with stealing one last week. A social media campaign tracked its journey from Canberra to Hervey...