Confirmation seminar: Transfer of Sustainable Transport Policies within the Commonwealth
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Confirmation seminar: Transfer of Sustainable Transport Policies within the Commonwealth

This thesis will explore transport policy development and transfer processes among the Commonwealth nations. The Commonwealth of Nations is one of the largest groups of nations bound together to achieve common objective of an all-round development. Candidate: Sachin Goel Date: Friday 20 October, 2017 Time: 2:30 pm Location: Room 411, Chamberlain Building Advisory Team: Dorina … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani attends Cultural Diversity and Innovation panel discussion
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Dorina Pojani attends Cultural Diversity and Innovation panel discussion

The Leadership Council on Cultural Diversity organized a panel discussion and networking event on Cultural Diversity and Innovation. Respect for cultural diversity and innovation is crucial for Australian planners, who are serving an increasingly international population base. Moreover, it has been proven that diverse workforces lead to better decision-making in business and government. Also, cultural … Continue reading

Confirmation seminar: Public space privatisation from a Global South perspective
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Confirmation seminar: Public space privatisation from a Global South perspective

Views about the nature of public space and the challenges that it faces are, for the most part, formulated based on studies and observations from the perspective of developed, Western countries, especially the United States and Europe. The present thesis adopts a different vantage point. Public space is analyzed from the lens of Southeast Asian … Continue reading

First “baseline” measure of liveability in Australia’s capitals just released
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First “baseline” measure of liveability in Australia’s capitals just released

Creating Liveable Cities in Australia – a report by RMIT – is the first “baseline” measure of liveability in Australia’s state and territory capitals. While Australian cities are often labelled some of the most liveable in the world, this isn’t the daily reality for many residents of our capitals. By mapping policy standards designed to … Continue reading

Inquiry into the Australian Government’s role in development of cities
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Inquiry into the Australian Government’s role in development of cities

The Federal Government is now conducting an ‘Inquiry into the Australian Government’s role in development of cities’. In recent weeks, members of the Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities conducting the Inquiry have been holding public hearings in major Australian cities, meeting with individuals and organisations that made an effort to participate in the Inquiry. … Continue reading