UQ|UP Research Paper no. 7 on representative democracy in spatial planning
UQ|UP Research Papers

UQ|UP Research Paper no. 7 on representative democracy in spatial planning

New research from another award winning UQ|UP student, Sirena Kwok. Sirena recently graduated from our MURP program. Her research compares two high profile Australian planning cases and finds that local voices are often overwhelmed in the politicised planning system. Download the full text of UQ|UP Research Paper no. 7 below. Continue reading

New paper on public participation by UQ|UP team published in Geographical Research
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New paper on public participation by UQ|UP team published in Geographical Research

In this study, performance‐based planning is implicated in the destabilisation of community trust in the planning system. Set in a contested inner city area of Brisbane, Australia, the research associates neoliberal planning objectives with the discretionary decision‐making specifically embedded in performance‐based planning. The neoliberalisation of planning is, we submit, symptomatic of a post‐ideological politics of … Continue reading