UQ|UP contributing to community policy forum in West End
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UQ|UP contributing to community policy forum in West End

West End’s Montague Rd is heavily congested, but there’s disagreement among residents about how it should be fixed. Currently, council’s long-term plan is to widen the whole of Montague to four lanes, but this would cost millions of dollars, will make the neighbourhood less pedestrian-friendly, and will probably encourage even more people to drive. Cr … 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