12 Apr 2018

Transport is expected to create over 60% of the ACT’s emissions by 2020, with the majority created by the use of private cars. It is critical that the territory reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles, as well as displacing car travel with more walking, cycling and public transport.

Strategy
10 Oct 2016

Regulations governing the energy efficiency of new buildings have become a cornerstone of US environmental policy. California enacted the first such codes in 1978 and has tightened them every few years since.

Journal article
14 May 2018

Schools are a vital part of any healthy and thriving community. They provide an important civic place for meeting and exchange and often operate as social as well as educational hubs, not just for parents and students, but for the wider community through the sharing of sports grounds and other facilities.

Guide
29 Oct 2018

Schools are a vital part of any healthy and thriving community. There is growing appreciation of the significant role that good design can play in education, with increasing evidence that student learning outcomes are closely related to the quality of the environment in which they learn.

Guide
30 Oct 2018

This report summarises the Monash University research outcomes for Project B2.2/2.3—Protection and restoration of urban freshwater ecosystems: informing management and planning.

Report
28 Aug 2017

Slide presentation about smart energy policy for environment, security and efficiency. The presentation discusses economic signals, performance standards and support for research and development.

Presentation
02 Nov 2018

Influencing policy must start with the understanding that opportunities to influence policy and make significant change occur infrequently and often unpredictably.

Fact sheet
02 Nov 2018

Influencing policy making can be more a matter of influencing outside organisations than influencing the government.

Fact sheet
29 Oct 2018

The CRCWSC project A3.3 Strategies for influencing the political dynamics of decision making examined strategies and tactics for influencing opinion formation and policy making, to facilitate progress towards water sensitive cities.

Report
15 Nov 2014

The electricity market in Australia is undergoing an unprecedented transformation. The traditional model of one-way flows from large remote generators to consumers is changing. The past decade has seen a doubling of electricity prices. A million small customers now have solar PV.

Briefing paper
13 Jul 2018

Recent scholarly attention shows that grassroots civil society low-carbon energy initiatives increasingly become part of the subnational climate change governance landscape.

Journal article
03 Oct 2018

Planning schemes are the primary tool to enable state and local government land use planning policies to be implemented and effect positive change to the built environment. This guide will help practitioners implement these principles in the day to day formulation and drafting of planning scheme provisions.

Guide