Drastic flooding inundated Queensland, Australia, and damaged many of the city's buildings. As recovery begins, some are rethinking the city's development patterns.
Mar 10, 2011 Architectural Record
The Western Australian city has an urban renewal plan by the waterfront estimated to cost $440 million AU.
Feb 22, 2011 PerthNow
An Australian report finds that suburbs in Australia may be on the path to slum status if the country's oil addiction is not resisted.
Feb 16, 2011 Treehugger
The Planning Institute of Australia released a report that predicts a grim future for Australia's suburbs, unless the government moves to radically overhaul its transport and urban policies.
Feb 15, 2011 The Sydney Morning Herald
Newcastle, Australia's downtown business district lacked street life and was littered with empty buildings. A "Renew Newcastle" campaign brought new life and new residents. PPS talks with the man behind the plan.
Feb 14, 2011 Project For Public Spaces
Devastating floods have inundated Brisbane, Australia. Some say the city's sprawling development pattern fueled the destruction.
Jan 14, 2011 Grist
Prevailing wisdom is that transit mode and frequency of service is dependent on residential density, which leaves low density, outer suburbs in a lurch, instilling an auto-dependent lifestyle. Not so, says Australian researcher and author Paul Mees.
Jan 5, 2011 The Age: Victoria
The new Government for the State of Victoria in Australia is attempting to reverse basic initiatives pursuing the integration of land use and transport, brought on by NIMBY influences.
Dec 20, 2010 The Age Newspaper
Anton Roux and John Stanley of ON LINE opinion outline the future for Australian cities.
Nov 1, 2010 ON LINE opinion
A variety of controversial planning policies and high-profile development projects in Melbourne have led to widespread resident frustration, reports The Sydney Morning Herald. Could planning issues change the city's larger political equation?
Oct 13, 2010 The Sydney Morning Herald