Dorina Pojani on ABC Radio Brisbane setting forth her vision for the SEQ Liveability Fund
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Dorina Pojani on ABC Radio Brisbane setting forth her vision for the SEQ Liveability Fund

If you had $285 million to make your neighbourhood more liveable, what would you spend it on? In southeast Queensland’s City Deal, there’s big ticket items – like the $450 million Brisbane Metro Woolloongabba Station or $210 million for affordable housing in Caboolture West. And then there’s $285 million dollars for a “Liveability Fund”. UQ|UP’s … Continue reading

Sara Alidoust talking about hidden homelessness among older Australians on ABC North QLD and ABC Radio Sydney
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Sara Alidoust talking about hidden homelessness among older Australians on ABC North QLD and ABC Radio Sydney

Sara Alidoust in conversation with Adam Stephen in ABC’s QLD Regional Drive radio show, and Cassie McCullagh in ABC Radio Sydney’s Mornings radio show. She talks about her latest research on informal housing and the rise of house-sitting among older Australians. Listen to the full interviews: ABC’s QLD Regional Drive radio show: https://www.abc.net.au/radio/northqld/programs/north-qld-drive/drive/13751672 ABC Radio … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani on ABC Radio talking about public transport options on the Sunshine Coast
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Dorina Pojani on ABC Radio talking about public transport options on the Sunshine Coast

Sarah Howells, the host of the Breakfast program on ABC Radio Sunshine Coast, invited UQ|UP member Dorina Pojani to chat about mass transit options on the coast. The Sun Coast Council has proposed various options and routes, including light rail: https://www.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/Council/Planning-and-Projects/Major-Regional-Projects/Sunshine-Coast-Mass-Transit-Project/Document-Library. Should the Sunshine Coast emulate the Gold Coast? What are the risks and opportunities? … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani on ABC Radio talking about urban trees and walkability
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Dorina Pojani on ABC Radio talking about urban trees and walkability

Why do we need more trees in Brisbane? What’s the connection between trees and urban transport? UQ|UP’s Dorina Pojani was interviewed by Kelly Higgins-Devine at ABC Radio Brisbane to discuss these issues. The interview aired on 4 Feb, at 8.50 am. Listen to the recording of Mornings: http://www.abc.net.au/radio/brisbane/programs/mornings/mornings/13101292 (min. 22). Continue reading