06 Mar 2018

This report presents findings from research undertaken by Swinburne University exploring staffengagement with using worm farms for food scrap compost in the Town Hall building of the City of Port Phillip offices.

Report
16 Oct 2017

A major urban greening initiative across six local councils has dramatically reshaped western Melbourne’s tree cover, making the area more liveable and cooler, this RMIT University study has found.

Research report
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
15 Jul 2016

Understanding the flows of people moving through the built environment is a vital source of information for the planners and policy makers who shape our cities. Smart phone applications enable people to trace themselves through the city and these data can potentially be then aggregated and visualised to show hot spots and trajectories of macro urban movement.

Conference paper
10 Feb 2017

These maps draw on data from the Riderlog application. They are organised to show cycling activity in Melbourne organised by time, gender, age, duration, purpose and origin.

Website
11 Mar 2017

Plan Melbourne builds on the legacy of values that have made Melbourne one of the most liveable cities in the world. It is a long-term plan to accommodate Melbourne’s future growth in population and employment. It contains an agenda to protect the character of the city while tackling the challenges of affordable housing, congestion, access to jobs and services, and climate change.

Strategy