City Planning Blogs
What should Australia’s transport networks look like in 30 or 50 years? There is no crystal ball to give us the answers, but civil engineer Jillian Kilby thinks in the next few decades, decentralisation and interconnection will be the name of the game.
An urban think tank says Sydney is woefully unprepared to meet the needs of its ageing population and urges local authorities to start developing dementia strategies in response to the projected increase in the number of people living with the condition.
A proposal to close off two blocks has been criticised as ‘piecemeal’ and ignited a debate about the direction of Australia’s most liveable city
In 2019, The Australia We Want report noted that at least half of Australian women do not feel safe walking alone at night. This is unsurprising given the prevalence of sexual harassment and gender violence women manage when moving through cities every day. Women’s avoidance of areas of the city creates a complex internal geography of exclusion zones and “take extreme
While men need to adjust their behaviour towards women, park planners must also hear them and ensure that public spaces are created with them in mind.
In a corner of the country, a small company has quietly launched a technology promising to fill cities across the globe with buildings that don’t just sit there, but actively help pay their own running costs.
Australia has taken its first step towards the lightning-fast future for the internet and phones this week, while a new mobile network rolls out across the nation to improve speed and connectivity like never before.
In those decades, and in particular over the past 15 years, we’ve seen unprecedented change, running on fast forward as the fastest growing City in Australia.