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No Maccas in the hills! Locating the planning history of fast food chains

Dr Liz Taylor, David Nichols

This paper explores the community effects of fast food chains as a wider built environment phenomena, first in the early 20th century US and then as translated into Australia in from the late 1960s onwards.

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Cohabiting with cars: the tangled connections between car parking and housing markets

This chapter explores some of the ways in which housing, car parking and thus car-based transport are bound together through embedded 20th century practices - materially, legally, and through the production and sale of housing.

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Frankenstein’s chicken: Understanding local opposition to broiler farms

Taylor, E 2016, 'Frankenstein's chicken: Understanding local opposition to broiler farms' in Melissa Kennedy, Andrew Butt and Marco Amati (ed.) Conflict and Change in Australia's Peri-Urban Landscapes, Taylor and Francis, United Kingdom, pp. 167-188.

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Property ownership and planning regulation: insider influences on urban consolidation policies in Melbourne

The thesis argues that the activities of property owners have played an important role in the negotiation of urban consolidation policies in Melbourne.

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Taming a Wicked Problem: Resolving Controversies in Biodiversity Offsetting

Martine Maron, Christopher D. Ives, Heini Kujala, Joseph W. Bull, Fleur J. F. Maseyk, Associate Professor Sarah Bekessy, Dr Ascelin Gordon, James E.M. Watson, Pia E. Lentini, Philip Gibbons, Hugh P. Possingham, Richard J. Hobbs, David A. Keith, Brendan a. Wintle, Megan C. Evans
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The barriers to re-purposing not-for-profit real property assets

Andrea Sharam, Dr Ian McShane, Lyndall Bryant , Associate Professor Ashton De Silva

This paper reports the first Australian study of dispositions and barriers to the re-use NFP organisations land assets.

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Rethinking Social Barriers to Effective Adaptive Management

Simon West, Lisen Schultz, Associate Professor Sarah Bekessy

We adopt a a qualitative approach to explore the development of an ecological monitoring program within an adaptive management framework in a public land management organisation in Australia.

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Planning for Community:

Understanding Diversity in Resident Experiences and Expectations of Social Connections in a New Urban Fringe Housing Estate, Australia. Community, Work and Family

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Planning Melbourne: Lessons for a Sustainable City

The book examines past debates and policies, the choices planners have faced and the mistakes and sound decisions that have been made.

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Framing the private land conservation conversation: Strategic framing of the benefits of conservation participation could increase landholder engagement

Alex Kusmanoff, Mathew Hardy, Fiona Fidler, Georgina Maffey, Christopher Raymond, M.S. Reed, James Fitzsimons, Sarah Bekessy

We use a value orientation framework to analyse how the participation benefits of Australian private land conservation schemes are framed.

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Reports

Implementing the Rockefeller Foundation 100 Resilient Cities Project in Melbourne

How can a framework for urban resilience emanating from the US be adapted to suit the city governance structures operating in Melbourne?

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Soil moisture change and land use in Victoria, Australia

Professor Michael Buxton, N.Y. Osman-Schlegel, D. Lopes

This study examines trends in soil moisture in three, twenty-year, and six, ten-year periods from 1948-2007.

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Relationships Matter: The Social and Economic Benefits of Community Playgroups

The study has sought to fill a knowledge gap in the understanding of the value of community playgroups by analysing the social and economic value of participation in community playgroups, with a particular focus on parents and carers.

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Normalised, human-centric discourses of meat and animals in climate change, sustainability and food security literature

This paper aims to draw a line in the sand and provide some corrective guidance designed to evolve the discourse on meat and animals as food.

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The Role of Social Networks and Trusted Peers in Promoting Biodiverse Carbon Plantings

We propose that targeting champions and trusted peers in local communities could accelerate the proliferation of biodiverse carbon planting schemes.

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Addressing challenges for future strategic-level emergency management: Reframing, networking, and capacity-building

Dr Karyn Bosomworth, Christine Owen, Steve Curnin

This paper presents an analysis of five core challenges that these pressures are creating for strategic-level emergency management.

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Dwelling in the biosphere: exploring an embodied human–environment connection in resilience thinking

Dr Benjamin Cooke, Simon West, Wiebren J. Boonstra

This paper examines how the resilience concepts of planetary boundaries and reconnecting to the biosphere frame human–environment connection in terms of mental representations and biophysical realities.

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Urban studies after the age of the city.

Dr Lauren Rickards, Brendan Gleeson, Mark Boyle, Cian O'Callaghan

We organise the papers selected for inclusion into three bundles dealing respectively with complex urban systems, the hinterland problematic and governing cities in the age of flows.

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‘Educare’ in Australia: analysing policy mobility and transformation

The paper’s purpose was to contribute new Australian-focussed conceptual and empirical insights on the trajectories, development and implementation of evidence-based policy in the field of early childhood education and care.

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Keywords in planning: what do we mean by ‘community resilience’?

This paper offers a framework for ensuring that these important considerations are openly negotiated within transparent normative frameworks of planning policy and practice.

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Dwelling performance and adaptive summer comfort in low-income Australian households

This paper aims to address these gaps, reporting on a study combining in-home temperature monitoring and qualitative interviews with householders.

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