This briefing presents the case for an alternate approach to greenfield development in South Australia in order to address the challenge of development sequencing and infrastructure funding. While this briefing is focussed on South Australia, the challenges are relevant for growth areas across Australia.
This briefing explores how to transform a city using Helsingborg, Sweden as a case study.
Zoning access: a reflection on the relationship between accessibility and land use management in South Africa
This briefing explores zoning access through a South Africa case study reflecting on the relationship between accessibility and land use management in the country.
This briefing sheds some light on the spatial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic response on disadvantaged communities; in this case, Greater Sydney, using Small Area Labour Market (SALM) data and will be of interest specifically to councillors and local government officers across the Greater Sydney region and wider NSW.
How has South Africa responded to a worsening homelessness situation due to Covid-19? We look at how the country’s national disaster regulations were implemented, and how the problems that arose exposed the lack of clear policy and defined responsibilities and issues around capability, capacity and limited state resources.
This briefing looks at the Fingal Migrant Integration Forum, as a vehicle for participatory democracy, which provides a platform through which the diverse voices of the people of Fingal can be heard by the council.
Recent major floods across areas of NSW and Queensland have again shown the exposure of Australians to natural hazards and disasters, along with the resilience of local communities. This briefing contains resources from the BNHCRC regarding flood responses.
This imagining, from Richard Leeming, of a council in the future using digital technologies at the centre of everything it does, is one of the scenarios that we are exploring as part of the new municipalism pillar of our Post-Covid Councils project looking at the future of local government.
This imagining, from Andy Johnston, of an evolving council, is one of the scenarios that we are exploring as part of the new municipalism pillar of our Post-Covid Councils project looking at the future of local government.
One year on from when COVID-19 first hit, the City of Canada Bay takes us through some of the ways they adapted to the pandemic to maintain access to community services and keep citizens connected and supported through the last 12 challenging months.