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Integration of health and wellbeing in urban planning

The role of local government in environmental and public health, and the importance of better integration of health and wellbeing considerations into our land use planning and development decision-making, may be able to make a positive contribution in the Covid-19 recovery phase.

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Update on Tasmanian Local Government Reforms

This briefing explores the local government reforms that the Tasmanian Government began progressing in 2018.  shaped by consultation with local governments, the community, and stakeholders.

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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.

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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

Trends in retail, such as the shift to online and the rise in ‘experience retail’, have had major implications for the role and overall economic health of traditional retail centres and high streets across Australia. While the impacts of the Covid-19 shutdown are yet to be fully understood, social distancing and lockdowns have had a…

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How local governments are acknowledging National Reconciliation Week 2020

National Reconciliation Week is a time forAustralians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how we can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia. Here, Dr Ed Wensing looks at the history of NRW and how local governments are engaging with their communities to acknowledge this important milestone.

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Choosing the right electric vehicles for a local government fleet

This briefing explains the main categories and features of the different EV technologies along with their potential long-term futures and, in addition, looks at some of the ways a council can smooth the transition of their fleet to plug-in electric vehicles.

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