The heat is on for Western Sydney in more ways than one. Not only is the region expected to regularly hit 50 degrees in summer, it’s already done so. And yet it’s earmarked for major expansion of population. With a new report Cooling Common Spaces in Densifying Urban Environments the NSW government’s land development agency […]
There’s good news for affordable accommodation in Sydney and Melbourne. In fact, it’s exciting if you consider the co-living, co-operative and shared equity housing that Landcom in Sydney has in mind, and the twin key apartments in Melbourne, thanks to a lovely collaboration. Landcom boss John Brogden flagged the possibilities for radically different affordable housing […]
Tomorrowland19 – I, human: Where would you look to for inspiration to create sustainable, affordable and liveable communities? Landcom’s Lauren Kajewski has some ideas.
Tomorrowland19 – I, human: Creating sustainable, liveable communities is no cake walk, but some of the key visionaries in the public sector are using ambitious targets, planning controls and a big dose of grit and determination to make the impossible possible.
News from the Front Desk: Issue No 397 : Tomorrowland is now our signature event.
Landcom’s proposal to designate 5-10 per cent of housing around its Tallawong metro station project as affordable rental for a minimum period of 10 years has been welcomed by industry leaders but labelled a “missed opportunity”.
Landcom chief executive John Brogden can’t say much yet but the NSW government land agency is about to change its stripes. Tasked with the tough job of tackling affordable housing in Sydney, one of the most expensive cities in the world to rent or buy a house or flat, the reinvented Landcom is looking closely […]
An ambitious strategy to transform one of Sydney’s ugliest traffic sewers into a cosmopolitan High Street has taken home two awards at the Planning Institute of Australia’s 2018 national awards.
Former NSW Liberal leader John Brogden has been appointed permanent chief executive of Landcom after acting in the position for six months.
Former NSW opposition leader John Brogden has been announced as interim chief executive of NSW’s land and development agency Landcom, and will lead the organisation for six months until a permanent appointment is made.