A report authored by SGS has used best practice management techniques and current data to provide the latest picture of the Australian creative economy.
SGS has audited the Auckland Plan (AP), the accompanying suite of place and sectoral strategies and the infrastructure investment plans for the Region against 20 markers of good practice. These variously relate to the efficacy of governance arrangements in integrating spatial and infrastructure plans, the deployment of limited capital into...
Australian State and Territory Governments regularly deploy wholly owned development corporations to advance urban planning objectives on competition in greenfield housing production, innovation in urban design and regeneration of obsolete industrial areas. This paper, authored by Dr Marcus Spiller and Daniel Khong, critically examines the rationale for these corporations, and compares practices in...
New research released by SGS Economics & Planning (SGS) showed that more than 50 per cent of Australia's population were living in a region with falling income per capita during 2012-13
SGS Principals Marcus Spiller and Terry Rawnsley contributed perspectives on environmental and workforce challenges from Australia's big population future, in recent Financial Review Articles.
The Urban Development Institute of Australia (QLD) event "Spotlight on: SEQ Regional Plan" will hear from the Queensland State Government and three industry thought leaders about the current review of the SEQ Regional Plan, how a new plan might differ from the existing one, and the role the Plan will...
A Hobart Mercury article on how councils are dealing with coastal climate change reports SGS Director Clive Attwater's insights from SGS work with several Tasmanian councils.
Holden's announcement on 12 December 2013 to cease its manufacturing operations in Australia in 2017 came as a shock to many. However, the announcement is unfortunately reminiscent of numerous other manufacturing closures over an extended period of time.
SGS has been working as part of a Penrith City Council - led team to prepare an integrated city strategy. The resulting Penrith City Strategy sets out how the City will build a sustainable future for the City and for the Penrith community.
SGS won two awards and a commendation at the 2013 PIA NSW Awards for Excellence in Planning