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Urban Ideas

Written by Administrator on Monday, 27 February 2012 00:00.

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Planning for Sydney's future apartments. 

 Sydneys Metropolitan Plan has a target of 770,000 new housing units by 2036. That is 30,000 new houses or apartments a year. While many of these will be in detached houses on Sydneys fringe the majority, on the basis of past performance, will be in infill areas within the existing metropolitan boundary.

 

People Power - Securing the future of our cities.

Written by Administrator on Tuesday, 29 March 2011 00:00.

Securing the future of our cities

 

People Power considers the social and economic impact of a government policy decision to freeze the size of Australias largest cities.

 

 

Going Nowhere

Written by Administrator on Wednesday, 16 February 2011 09:59.

How the planning system and development levies are ruining NSW

 

Going Nowhere is a quantitative study.  It sets out, with ground-breaking clarity, how property development has collapsed in NSW since 2002. It shows how the breakdown in NSW has not been mirrored in other comparable states.

Deny Everything

Written by Administrator on Monday, 04 July 2011 15:54.

Why NSW urban development is going nowhere and what must be done to fix it.

 

Deny Everything is a qualitative study explaining the reforms that are required to make the NSW planning system work once again. It is an ideal resource for policy-makers and anyone else who cares about the future of our urban communities.

Theres no place like home

Written by Administrator on Wednesday, 16 February 2011 09:59.

How to overcome the failure of the Lower Hunter Regional Strategy

 

Land use planning failures are risking the Lower Hunters future as NSWs economic power house.  This report provides a report card on the Lower Hunter Regional Strategy, introduced by the previous NSW Government in 2006.

Choice Free Zone

Written by Administrator on Wednesday, 16 February 2011 09:59.

Competition and innovation on this site is discouraged under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act.

 

Choice Free Zone finds shoppers are paying far too much for their groceries because of restrictive out-of-date planning laws.

Liveable Centres

Written by Administrator on Wednesday, 16 February 2011 09:59.

Regulations shape reality: form first

 

Liveable Centres finds that the residential development of our urban centres will be hindered by recent zoning plans which discriminate against new housing in the areas that need it most.

 



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