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LGiU AUSTRALIA LIVE EVENT: How to create more resilient local economies
Join us on 24 September to discuss the role of local government in economic development and how local councils can create more resilient local economies.
LIVE EVENT: Building community wealth in regional Australia I Thurs 10 Sept 2020
There is no better time to create fairer and more sustainable regional economies through Community Wealth Building. Join Patrick Fensham, Neil McInroy and event moderator Phoebe Harrison for a live di...
NSW Infrastructure Contributions Review paper: an opportunity for systematic reform
Following an unprecedented bushfire season and the challenges of the COVID-19 health pandemic, the NSW Productivity Commissioner released an issues paper for public response. Our submission to the Com...
Casualisation and COVID-19: New analysis reveals tears in Melbourne's social fabric
New analysis shows that COVID-19 is not affecting Melburnians equally. Many of Melbourne's disadvantaged municipalities with substantial concentrations of casual workers have the most confirmed cases ...
Celebrating John Brockhoff's elevation to PIA fellow: Patrick Fensham's tribute
The Planning Institute of Australia held a surprise online celebration to honour John Brockhoff's elevation to Fellow. SGS Principal & Partner Patrick Fensham gave a tribute to John during the cel...
Design still matters: government architects and economic stimulus
With state-managed construction stimulus and infrastructure programs worth billions, it is more important than ever for government architects to safeguard the design quality of public infrastructure a...
Revitalising retail centres impacted by COVID-19
Temporary leases and pop up stores could revitalise retail centres and high streets impacted by COVID-19. It’s not a new idea, but it’s a good one. Here's why.
B Corp Month: celebrating the for-purpose business movement
Australian purpose-driven companies are celebrating B Corp Month by fostering connections, encouraging collaborations and sharing how businesses can make the world a better place, amid a seven-fold gr...
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SGS student scholarship supports social justice
Lara Brown is the ideal recipient for the SGS Graham Larcolme Scholarship 2020. Lara is studying a Masters in Urban Planning at the University of Melbourne in the hope that she can improve the lives o...