Sydney’s deep divide and how to end it

Urgent policy action is needed to provide better health outcomes and effective job density as Sydney’s population doubles over the next 40 years, according to the Committee for Sydney. The…


Fed Square to host New Joneses’ micro house

The tiny house is getting sexier. The latest version of the movement to micro homes is a sleek and modern tiny house that will pop up as part of the…

Steve Taylor, founder of Platinum FM with Sue Pridmore and Nick Rix

New FM business to challenge existing models

According to a former chair of the Facility Management Association of Australia and his partners in a new business there is plenty of steam left in the outsourcing business and…


Let’s Hack Housing: the policy dot points

Seven key policy agenda items emerged from The Fifth Estate’s Surround Sound on Housing: affordable/sustainable/innovative that can start to change the game for housing. They’ve been distilled from the event…

Melbourne apartment blocks

Victoria’s new apartments guidelines kick up a storm

The Victorian government’s new apartment design standards have been slammed – by the architects for failing to reverse the damage of free-for-all planning of the previous Liberal government, and by…

Professor Geoffrey London at the baugruppen information night.

The future of baugruppen is looking bright in Perth

HOUSING: Perth is setting itself up as a testing ground for an internationally successful co-housing model, with two baugruppen projects set to take off in the next few years.

Jason Twill speaking at the Let's Hack Housing Surround Sound

Jason Twill on making new affordable housing models work

Sydney should take lessons from global cities that have achieved success in creating affordable housing and provide adequate incentives to accelerate its progress, according to Jason Twill, innovation fellow at…