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 | The Greater Sydney Commission has released a draft amendment of its 40-year vision for Greater Sydney and the first 20-year draft District Plans for public comment.
News | A new book titled Planning for Coexistence? aims to connect urban planners and Indigenous communities and help the two work together effectively.
Review | A discussion of Monash University’s Clayton campus, exploring opportunities and challenges facing the suburban educational hub.
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 world’s largest tactile street sign network has been launched in Sydney, with braille and raised lettering signs now in place at every signalized pedestrian crossing.
News | Bennelong Bridge, a privately funded no-car bridge traversing the Parramatta River in Sydney has opened.
News | The City of Adelaide has launched a holistic design manual to guide the creation of sustainable and attractive public spaces.
Discourse | Paul Burton, professor of urban management and planning, pens an open letter to the new federal assistant minister for cities and digital transformation.
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.
News | A McGregor Coxall masterplan for the Byron Bay beach hub proposes restricted vehicle access and rejuvenation of public space.
News | The Office of the Victorian Government Architect supports the ‘sky rail’ despite previous concerns about elevated rail.
News | A $40m five-storey vertical school in Fishermans Bend by Hayball set for completion in 2018 will be one of Australia’s first.
News | The 53-hectare SunCentral project in Maroochydore will have “smart city” features including automatic waste collection.
News | Environment minister Greg Hunt named acting Minister for Cities after Jamie Briggs resigned just three months into the role.
News | A plan for St Kilda’s Acland Street by McGregor Coxall will close it off to cars, revive public space and encourage walking.
News | Lucy Turnbull, former Lord Mayor of Sydney, has been appointed chief commissioner for the Greater Sydney Commission.
News | The Queensland government is seeking EOIs for a newly established a design advisory panel to assist state and local governments on key projects.
News | The president of the Victorian Planning and Environment Law Association has blamed media for “heightening confusion” over a recent VCAT ruling.