Dorina Pojani on ABC Radio Brisbane talking about demographic change in Australian inner cities
Opinion

Dorina Pojani on ABC Radio Brisbane talking about demographic change in Australian inner cities

In just ten years, the inner city populations of Australia’s biggest state capitals have boomed. But where is this growth coming from? While Australian inner cities are “youthifying” and somewhat “studentifying”, they aren’t “familifying”. Listen to the full interview on ABC Radio Brisbane, Afternoons program (start at min. 5.40): www.abc.net.au/radio/brisbane/programs/afternoons/afternoons/11250630 Continue reading

New Conversation article on inner-city demographic change, by UQ|UP team
Research Papers

New Conversation article on inner-city demographic change, by UQ|UP team

In just ten years, the inner city populations of Australia’s biggest state capitals have boomed. We examined Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) census data comparing the population in 2006 and 2016 and found, in Brisbane, the inner-city population grew by 22% in that period. In Sydney, the increase was 33%. And in Melbourne, the population … Continue reading

Laurel Johnson and Elin Charles-Edwards on ABC radio discussing Brisbane’s demographic changes
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Laurel Johnson and Elin Charles-Edwards on ABC radio discussing Brisbane’s demographic changes

UQ|UP’s Laurel Johnson and Dr Elin Charles-Edwards joined Natalie Rayment and Morgan Randle on Emma Griffith’s ABC radio show FOCUS to engage with Brisbane resident callers and consider the quality of change in this fast growing city. The program is available here. www.abc.net.au/radio/brisbane/programs/focus/focus-on-suburban-development/10520618 Continue reading

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Radio debate with UQ|UP team: Should we be scared of a Big Australia?

UQ demographer Dr Elin Charles-Edwards and UQ urban planner Laurel Johnson joined a lively panel of four experts to consider the future of south east Queensland in a ‘Big Australia’. Topics included the nature and location of population growth, sharing space, transport, social disadvantage, jobs, decentralisation and others. Listen to the podcast on ABC radio’s … Continue reading