Tuesday, 11 June 2019

SUSTAINABILITY

The University of Melbourne issued 'Australia's Clean Economy Future: Costs and Benefits'. [Full Text]

Staff from the University of Melbourne discussed what will happen when funding for the '100 Resilient Cities' initiative ends. [Full Text]

The CRC for Low Carbon Cities issued 'Carbon Value Engineering: Integrated Carbon and Cost Reduction Strategies for Building Design'. [Full Text]

TRANSPORT / INFRASTRUCTURE

The Secretary of the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development, Dr Steven Kennedy, discussed perspectives on transport infrastructure in a speech. [Full Text]

AFFORDABLE HOUSING

The Housing Industry Association said a commitment to support the delivery of affordable housing on surplus Commonwealth land offers a first insight into Minister Michael Sukkar's housing supply agenda. [Full Text]

The World Economic Forum issued 'Making Affordable Housing a Reality for Cities'. [Full Text]

HOUSING AND PROPERTY / ECONOMICS / FINANCE

ANZ Bank and CoreLogic released a Housing Affordability Report for the December quarter. [Full Text]

ANZ Bank issued a list of regions where it is cheaper to buy a home than to rent. [Full Text]

The ABS issued 'Lending to households and businesses, Australia, Apr 2019'. [Full Text]

The Housing Industry Association said the number of loans to households building new homes continued to fall in April. [Full Text]

HOUSING AND PROPERTY / INDUSTRY

Macquarie issued 'Strata Management Benchmarking Report, 2019'. [Full Text]

REGULATION / INDUSTRY

Staff from RMIT said that government and industry should provide financial support to building owners impacted by flammable cladding. [Full Text]

AWARDS / INDUSTRY

The winner of the Construction Achievement Award was announced by the Constructors Association and Engineers Australia. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / RECREATION

NSW Planning and Environment issued a survey report about outdoor recreation across five districts in Greater Sydney. [Full Text]

Minister Rob Stokes announced $19 million for the creation of open spaces on government-owned land and $100 million to buy land for parks and playgrounds. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Western Sydney University and WESTIR issued 'Census 2016 Snapshot: Non-private dwellings in Greater Western Sydney'. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT / PLANNING

Local Government NSW published a summary of recent Land and Environment Court rulings. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / EVENTS / SUSTAINABILITY

The Renewable Cities Conference will be held in Sydney from Thursday. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / AWARDS / LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Winners of the Ministers' Awards for Women in Local Government were announced by NSW Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock and Minister for Women Bronwyn Taylor. [Full Text]

Local Government NSW congratulated the winners. [Full Text]

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY / AFFORDABLE HOUSING / SOCIAL PLANNING AND POLICY / HOMELESSNESS

The Council of Social Service issued '2019-20 ACT Budget Snapshot' and '2019-20 ACT Budget Performance Checklist'. [Full Text]

VICTORIA / ECONOMICS

Treasurer Tim Pallas announced $50 million towards a Victorian Business Growth Fund. [Full Text]

VICTORIA / SUSTAINABILITY

Minister Lily D'Ambrosio said the Victorian Government is undergoing further consultation to meet its target of net zero emissions by 2050. [Full Text]

VICTORIA / AFFORDABLE HOUSING / INDUSTRY

Staff from the Universities of Melbourne and Toronto outlined Victoria's voluntary affordable housing negotiations between industry and local government. [Full Text]

Melbourne University called for responses to a survey on the understanding of voluntary affordable housing negotiations in Victoria. [Full Text]

VICTORIA / EVENTS / HOMELESSNESS

Registrations are open for the Council to Homeless Persons' Victorian Homelessness Conference, to be held on 14 -15 October in Melbourne. [Full Text]

QUEENSLAND / INDUSTRY

The Queensland Government issued an update on financial stability in the construction industry, following the introduction of security of payment laws in January. [Full Text]

SOUTH AUSTRALIA / PLANNING

The SA Planning Commission issued 'State Planning Policies for South Australia' and 'State Planning Policies for South Australia - Special Legislative Schemes'. [Full Text]

SOUTH AUSTRALIA / PLANNING / HERITAGE

SA Planning issued 'Guide to Demolition Control for Heritage in the new Planning System. [Full Text]

SOUTH AUSTRALIA / DESIGN / HEALTH

'A Case Study of Urban Design for Wellbeing and Mental Health in Adelaide', was published in the Journal of Urban Design and Mental Health. [Full Text]

WESTERN AUSTRALIA / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / ECONOMICS

The Real Estate Institute said that WA is still the most affordable state for housing in the country. [Full Text]