More housing in flood-prone areas? Dorina Pojani chimes in on ABC News
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More housing in flood-prone areas? Dorina Pojani chimes in on ABC News

A month on from Queensland’s devastating flood disaster, thousands of families are attempting to rebuild as federal government funding for a joint support package remains up in the air. Build back better? Build back faster? Not build at all? Various experts from Queensland universities are interviewed, including UQ|UP’s Dorina Pojani. Watch the full news clip: … Continue reading

YIMBY Qld survey launched
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YIMBY Qld survey launched

YIMBY Queensland (Yes in my Backyard!) have released a new survey calling for responses to inform the future of development in Brisbane and South-East Queensland. The UQ|UP community is invited to complete the survey. The results will assist Brisbane City Council in their future iterations of the City Plan and any amendments they might consider … Continue reading

New article on gender and planning in Australian Planner, by UQ|UP team
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New article on gender and planning in Australian Planner, by UQ|UP team

Through a dozen in-depth interviews of urban planning professionals in Brisbane, Australia, this study examines the relationship between the experience of women in the planning profession and the consideration of women’s issues in the city. The study reveals that Brisbane’s planning industry continues to be perceived by those who work within it as an ‘old-boys-club’. … Continue reading

UQ|UP team wins BEL Connect Grant
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UQ|UP team wins BEL Connect Grant

Our application for a BEL Connect Grant for the project “We Don’t Know Where to Go or How to Get There: Mapping out the Mobility Needs for Tourists in Urban Destinations”, has been successful to the value of $18,500. A wonderful Chrismas present. Congratulations to the team: Richard Buning (UQ Business School) Anne Hardy (University … Continue reading

Plan-Making Studio students are presenting their work to the West End community. Book your spot now!
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Plan-Making Studio students are presenting their work to the West End community. Book your spot now!

University students love to study Brisbane’s West End. Some even like to consult local people, but they seldom report back their findings or discuss their ideas in person. This semester a group of postgraduate and undergraduate students of Urban Planning and Design from The University of Queensland are closing the circle and presenting the findings … Continue reading

New article on carfree living in Case Studies on Transport Policy, co-authored by Dorina Pojani
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New article on carfree living in Case Studies on Transport Policy, co-authored by Dorina Pojani

This exploratory study examines the motivations of people who live “car-free” by choice in Brisbane, Australia. The Theory of Planned Behaviour is employed as a guiding framework for the analysis. Unlike the “car-less”, the “car-free” are physically and intellectually able to drive, and have sufficient income to purchase and maintain a car, yet they have … Continue reading