Dr Todd Denham

Todd is an economic geographer who researchers the intersections between transport, housing, employment and industry, particularly in regional contexts.

His project work has covered a wide range of topics, including commuting, infrastructure, housing, migration, cost benefit analysis, education and energy.

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What can Geelong learn from international second cities?


This project investigates the success of second cities overseas outlines a future economic vision for Geelong and second cities across Australia.

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Regional cities beware – fast rail might lead to disadvantaged dormitories, not booming economies

17 July 2019

Governments are looking to fast rail services to regional cities to relieve population pressures in major cities, but will subsidising metropolitan workers to live in cheaper regional towns have a positive economic effect?


New report helps guide urban investment in growing outer suburbs

21 March 2018

A new report examining transformational urban projects across Australia aims to provide councils experiencing rapid population growth a guide on how to restructure economic and community functions.


Second city success overseas inspires future vision for Geelong

25 November 2016

A new report investigating the success of second cities overseas outlines a future economic vision for Geelong and second cities across Australia.


Commuters help regions tap into city-driven growth

01 August 2016

Long-distance commuting may help promote the development of regional cities by boosting local populations, skills and income.


Are regional commuters getting sick of the daily travel grind?

10 June 2016

CUR PhD student Todd Denham is investigating changing commuter trends for people travelling from regional Victoria to Melbourne for work.


Social housing as infrastructure: rationale, prioritisation and investment pathway

Associate Professor Julie Lawson, Dr Todd Denham, Professor Jago Dodson, Kathleen Flanagan, Keith Jacobs, Chris Martin, Ryan van den Nouwelant, Hal Pawson, Laurence Troy

Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute

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Transformational Infrastructure Projects in Australia’s Fast Growing Outer Suburbs

Dr Todd Denham, Professor Jago Dodson, Dr Matthew Palm, Professor Carolyn Whitzman, Dr Cathryn Hamilton, Professor Jon Kellett, Dr Paul Maginn, Dr Kirsten Martinus
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