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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...
How we're working through COVID-19
SGS has offices in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne and Hobart. Despite further lockdown restrictions in metropolitan Melbourne, we continue to operate virtually and deliver high-quality project work with ...
Economic analysis helps Balonne Shire Council secure $5 million funding to bridge the education divide
The Balonne Shire Council has secured $5 million funding for its ambitious plan to transform the St George town centre into a state-of-the-art learning complex incorporating a regional university hub....
Building the recovery: Investment in social housing will create thousands of jobs and improve social outcomes
New modelling by SGS Economics and Planning released this week by the Community Housing Industry Association and National Shelter demonstrates how investing in a four-year social house building progra...
EDA national economic development education and training program launching soon
Now is a critical time for economic development professionals to build knowledge, skills and capacity. We're working with the EDA to launch a new National Economic Development Education and Training P...
Georges River Council Innovation Strategy: A pathway towards an innovative future
SGS recently collaborated with the strategy and innovation team at Georges River Council in Sydney’s south to prepare a draft innovation strategy. The purpose of the strategy is to drive a culture of ...
New local government policy information service launching in Australia
Launching in February 2020, LGiU Australia is a policy information membership service dedicated to local councils across Australia. The service helps local government leaders looking for innovative so...
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New planning policy amendment a big win for the West Melbourne community
Stroll through West Melbourne and you'll see a lot of new development: mostly residential high rise. But as the area continues to transition, its uniquely diverse character will now be retained with a...
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City of Ballarat Creative City Strategy and Master Plan wins prestigious Planning Institute of Australia award
City of Ballarat Creative City Strategy and Master Plan project team received another prestigious award on Friday: the Planning Insititute of Australia Victoria 2019 Best Planning Ideas – Large Projec...