News | An overhaul of the NSW planning legislation will see the role and value of design introduced as a new object of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act.
News | A new book titled Planning for Coexistence? aims to connect urban planners and Indigenous communities and help the two work together effectively.
Discourse | Larger dwellings in suburban developments mean less opportunity for biodiversity and canopy cover in our cities.
News | An independent group seeks to identify proposals for the 225,000 square metres of open space that elevated rail will deliver.
News | In the most comprehensive urban planning strategy for Sydney in nearly half a century, height limits in parts of the CBD could be lifted to over 300 metres.
News | The 2016 Victorian State Planning Conference will take place at Silverwater Resort in San Remo from 1–2 September. The theme for this year’s conference will be Hard Decisions, Strong Leadership.
News | The Victorian state government has supported 40 recommendations to improve outcomes for Melbourne’s urban renewal precinct.
Discourse | RMIT researcher Anitra Nelson discusses the importance of environmental justice as Australia’s capital cities expand.
Discourse | Calls for more involvement from citizens and the private sector in planning are growing, but what does this mean in practice?
News | Planning minister Richard Wynne has approved a $1.15b project in inner Melbourne masterplanned by Cox Architecture.
News | NSW councils may shrink from 152 to 112 under a merger plan put forward by premier Mike Baird.
News | A Cox Architecture masterplan for a six-tower project in Melbourne’s Southbank precinct will incorporate 2,610 apartments.
Discourse | Funding for rail infrastructure projects has become a significant road block to progress. Peter Newman proposes a new entrepreneur led approach that turns transport planning on its head.
Discourse | Driverless cars aren’t a fix for our transport woes, says Peter Newman.
News | The president of the Victorian Planning and Environment Law Association has blamed media for “heightening confusion” over a recent VCAT ruling.
Discourse | Lecturers Steven Fleming and Angelina Russo put forward their grand vision of Velotopia, a bicycle-oriented utopia.
News | In the September quarter more than 5,000 Melbourne greenfield lots were sold, with record sales beating previous highs.
Discourse | Australia sits at “the end of the pack” when it comes to affordable housing, says US expert.
News | Fifty-two Chinese and international built environment firms commit to ensuring new projects adhere to low-carbon standards.
Discourse | Research shows that urban sprawl could be threatening highly productive agricultural areas on the fringes of big cities.