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Urban Policy and Research
11 December 2022
Brendan Wintle, The University of Melbourne; Martine Maron, The University of Queensland, and Sarah Bekessy, RMIT University The Albanese government has just released its long-awaited response to a scathing independent review of Australia’s environment protection law. The 2020 review ultimately found the laws were flawed, outdated and, without fundamental reform, would continue to see plants […]
07 October 2022
The election of a Labor Government at the 2022 federal election has brought new attention to policies for climate change mitigation and energy transition, with an accelerated minimum target of 43 per cent reduction in emissions by 2030 now legislated. Cities and suburbs will be central to achieving the climate target as concentrated sites of […]
30 January 2022
An Australian Research Council Discovery grant has been awarded to Professor Libby Porter and Dr David Kelly.
Policy@RMIT (P@R) aims to study and enable collaborations between researchers and policy practitioners in co-producing research that supports evidence-informed policy in addressing major policy and societal issues.
20 March 2019
A new report by Dr Brian Coffey contributes to a better understanding of Victoria’s environment portfolio, how it has evolved, and how it might be improved.
10 August 2018
Finding ways to conserve and protect heritage assets on privately owned and managed property is an ongoing challenge for policy makers.
27 September 2017
Australia’s building and land-use policy settings fall well short of what’s needed to make meaningful progress toward creating sustainable cities.
22 August 2016
Does a walk in the park during your lunch break make you feel relaxed? Does lush greenery or a glint of sunlight on running water catch your eye and allow you to stare and rest your brain?
01 August 2016
Long-distance commuting may help promote the development of regional cities by boosting local populations, skills and income.
16 March 2016
Significant urban policy and planning efforts have been directed at the problem of rising heat in cities.
04 March 2016
Melbourne’s population is expected to almost double by mid-century, overtaking Sydney as Australia’s biggest city.