Laurel Johnson on ABC Radio discussing perceived over-development in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland
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Laurel Johnson on ABC Radio discussing perceived over-development in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland

UQ|UP member Laurel Johnson was interviewed on ABC radio Sunshine Coast to share her insights into the community’s mobilisation against perceived over-development in that part of the south east Queensland region. Laurel spoke of the significance of a recent rally of 1,000 residents at Coolum. She also spoke about the challenges associated with accommodating 191,600 … Continue reading

New book chapter by Sebastien Darchen on densification and sustainability in inner cities (Routledge)
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New book chapter by Sebastien Darchen on densification and sustainability in inner cities (Routledge)

Dr. Sebastien Darchen in collaboration with Professor Claire Poitras (INRS-UCS, Montreal) published a chapter titled “Accommodating densification and social sustainability in the inner city: Case study of Griffintown in Montreal” in the recent edited volume “Compulsory acquisition for urban densification” Edited by Associate Professor Glen Searle. The book also includes a chapter by Long Chen … Continue reading

New article on urban transport in the Global South by Dr Dorina Pojani
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New article on urban transport in the Global South by Dr Dorina Pojani

Policy design for sustainable urban transport in the Global South. Authors: Dr Dorina Pojani (UQ) A/Prof Dominic Stead (TU Delft) Many urban areas, both in the Global North and South, are becoming increasingly automobile-dominated and less sustainable. The need to take action is well recognized but all too often governance arrangements and the symbolism attached … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani panelist in forum “How to build neighbourhoods without widening roads”
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Dorina Pojani panelist in forum “How to build neighbourhoods without widening roads”

A community forum called “How to build neighbourhoods without widening roads” was hosted by Amy MacMahon, the Green’s state election candidate for South Brisbane, on Sunday, October 1st, 3:30pm-5pm, East Brisbane Bowls Club. Dr Dorina Pojani was one of the invited panelists. The forum was attended by Jonathan Sri, Councillor for The Gabba Ward.  The main … Continue reading