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Living on Australian coastline will get too risky and houses will be impossible to insure
According to SGS Partner, Ellen Witte, living along the Australian coastlines will get too risky and houses will be impossible to insure. Listen to the interview.
Restoring the historic Snowy River floodplain bridge will significantly benefit the Victorian community.
New study shows that restoring the historic Snowy River floodplain bridge will significantly benefit the Victorian community and represent a tourism and marketing icon for Orbost.
Melbourne: Governing the growing metropolis
In many respects, Melbourne is a great success story but on closer examination, there are troubling signs evident in Melbourne’s growth management record.
Education, Government, Housing, Open Space, Transport
Canberra: An evolving city
Last year was a busy time for planning in the ACT. This period saw the release of a range of new strategies to guide Canberra's development. Heralding a further wave of urban renewal, together with th...
Don’t tear it down: the idea behind Labor’s National Rental Affordability Scheme is worth saving
Labor’s Rudd-era National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) has come under attack just when it might be needed. We need to learn from past mistakes, but we don't need to throw the baby out with the b...
Balanced perspective required on the Suburban Rail Loop
Economics and planning go together like toast and vegemite (or whatever your preferred spread is) – neither is much good without the other. Marion Terrill’s critique of the proposed Suburban Rail Loop...
Who owns the development rights in our cities?
Land development rights are in reality a public asset and should be capable of being exploited only where accompanied by a fair value commitment to improvement of the public realm, including for examp...
With a $1m Google grant, Harry is sitting pretty in Sydney's jobs market
As Sydney's population surges, people with creative, highly skilled jobs are safe from automation. But what does it mean for others?
The Sydney Morning Herald
Marcus Spiller awarded Planning Institute of Australia Life Fellowship
Between being inspired by a planning handbook in high school and being awarded Life Fellowship of the Planning Institute of Australia, Marcus Spiller has had a very full and impactful career.
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Transitioning to a clean economy and reducing emissions would save the Australian economy $549 billion over the next decade.
Transitioning to a clean economy and reducing emissions would save the Australian economy $549 billion over the next decade while at the same time providing a number of social and environmental benefi...