14 Jun 2017

These draft design guidelines aim to encourage creative and innovative approaches to housing design, particularly in relation to higher density residential development. They are open for consultation until 25 July 2017.

Guide
22 Jun 2017

The Climate Action Tracker (CAT) foresees a dwindling role for natural gas in the power sector toward the middle of the century, not only to meet the Paris Agreement goals, but also due to increasing competition from renewables.

Report
21 May 2015

To understand the 21st century, we must understand global cities.

Report
25 Jun 2017

This revised urban renewal strategy proposes changes to land use and built form controls that would provide over 35,000 dwellings to be constructed across the 11 Sydney Metro Station Precincts. It also sets out a list of infrastructure required to support renewal.

Strategy
27 Jun 2017

Dr Alan Finkel and a panel of experts discussing the recently released 'Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market', with an emphasis on achieving security, reliability, cost and emissions objectives for the NEM.

Audio podcast
14 Jun 2017

This handbook has been developed in close consultation with experts from across Australia's energy sector and provides state and federal governments with a detailed plan and evidence-based recommendations for driving change in energy efficiency across all sectors of the Australian economy.

Report
30 Jun 2017

The Urban Street Stormwater Guide illustrates a vision of how cities can utilize one of their best assets—streets—to address resiliency and climate change while creating public spaces that are truly public, and nurturing streets that deliver social and economic value while protecting resources and reconnecting natural ecological processes.

Guide
30 Jun 2017

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has made clear his enthusiasm for an airport rail line, with or without state government support. Beyond airport access, this proposal highlights the potential for rail projects to shape Melbourne and feed an integrated public transport system that could serve its growing population.

Article
03 Jul 2017

The Fraser, Howard and Abbott governments tended to “stick to their knitting,” treating cities, urban policy and public transport as the realm of state governments. Turnbull is bucking this trend.

Article
03 Jul 2017

This report outlines a detailed examination of the viability of high efficiency low emission (HELE) coal generation and its potential contribution to Australia’s energy mix.

Report