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5 Key insights from our Global Local Executive Panel on sustainable housing

Our recent Global Local Executive Panel on sustainable & affordable housing emphasized the importance of innovative financing, community engagement, regional nuances, strong leadership, and cross-border collaboration in creating sustainable, inclusive communities worldwide.

England & Wales, Scotland
Members

Reflections from the inaugural National Regional Housing Summit

Earlier this year, the Regional Australia Institute hosted the inaugural National Regional Housing Summit, which called for increased awareness of the unique housing crisis facing Australia’s regional, rural and remote communities. This briefing examines the three key policy recommendations explored at the Summit.

Australia
Members & Global Local

Climate action during a permacrisis – Insights from Chief Executives

This briefing summarises our recent LGIU & VLGA Global Local Executive Panel, where senior decision-makers in local government from around the world discussed how local government can approach climate action while in permacrisis.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland
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Can we meet infill housing targets and deliver good design?

LGIU Australia, in partnership with SGS Economics and Planning, recently hosted a local government roundtable to discuss the challenge of meeting the Victorian State government target of 70% of all new housing in established areas. This briefing outlines the propositions raised and discussions that occurred at the event.

Australia
Members & Global Local

Finding long-term financial sustainability

This briefing summarises our recent LGIU & VLGA Global Local Executive Panel, interrogates the topic of financial sustainability in local governments, and offers key insights into how council Chief Executives in the UK, Ireland and Australia face the growing challenge of sustainable local government finance.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland
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Addressing the Housing Crisis: Global Local Executive Panel – Event summary

The final LGiU and VLGA global panel of 2021, Innovative Approaches to Addressing the Housing Crisis, brought together representatives from Cornwall Council in the UK, Cork City Council in Ireland, and Infrastructure Australia to explore the ways in which local governments can and are working to address the housing crisis.

Australia, England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa