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Rate pegging in local government

Local government is under pressure to minimise rate increases during this pandemic. This briefing explores rate capping/pegging on Victorian and NSW local governments, and how Covid-19 may result in government policy changes.


Pandemic Perspectives: Urban change

Hannah Muirhead explores the varying insights and reflections of columnists and experts around the world on what the impact of coronavirus on cities might be, building a picture of what the ongoing narrative looks like regarding issues such as density, transforming spaces and the movement of people.

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Using pop up & temporary leases to reactivate local retail centres impacted by Covid-19

This briefing discusses several examples where temporary uses have been enabled by not-for-profit and government-led organisations as a tool to prevent decline in local commercial centres. These case studies provide practical takeaways for local governments who are interested in implementing their own scheme to support temporary uses as a low-cost measure to activate local centres.