Planning

City of Melbourne gunning for car-lite CBD

Pedestrians and cyclists are the clear winners of the City of Melbourne’s draft transport strategy, which will be presented to councillors next week.

Tackling city making and the hierarchy of needs

Australian cities are not the only ones struggling to maintain a good quality of life for their residents as populations grow. WSP’s global director of property and buildings Tom Smith…

Chris Johnson: the case for mixed use with employment land

OPINION: The debate about industrial and urban services land continues with the head of property development industry organisation Urban Taskforce Chris Johnson challenging the Greater Sydney Commission “troika” and arguing for a “new Sydney” that embraces mixed-used precincts.

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Waterloo, the chance for a fresh start

OPINION: The state election last weekend returned the Liberal/National government in NSW, so we can expect little change in the way planning and development is done. A close outcome may…