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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 ...
Why Melbourne needs its own version of the Greater Sydney Commission
Melbourne’s global reputation for liveability does not resonate with many Melburnians. The Victorian State Government speaks for the state, not the metropolitan community. Victoria needs its own metro...
Australian communities benefit from natural hazards research
The 2019/20 summer bushfires felt more intense and threatening than ever — but natural hazards are not new to Australia. Research into the response, recovery and mitigation of natural hazards greatly ...
How can we help socially isolated people in suburban areas?
Social isolation has taken a new meaning under COVID-19. But we know that some people suffered from social isolation before the pandemic, are suffering during the pandemic and will continue to do so l...
South Australian public libraries generate significant community value
New report shows public libraries in South Australia support economic activity in the local community and generate $253 million of annual benefits.
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...
Engaging online during COVID-19 social distancing
It is essential to keep projects moving while social restrictions are in place. But how do we engage remotely with people focused on their personal experience of COVID-19? Best practice principles......
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...
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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 ...
Government, Housing, Transport
New report: East coast mega-region would boost national growth and improve liveability
New report shows integrating economies across the eastern seaboard could strengthen Australia’s post-pandemic recovery and add hundreds of billions to national income by mid-century – but we need new ...