The Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) has developed a Water Sensitive Cities Transition Planning Process to provide strategic guidance for cities and towns wanting to accelerate their transition towards their vision of a water sensitive future.
The Infrastructure Priority List is the reference point for the most important infrastructure investments Australia needs over the next 15 years. The Priority List has been refreshed and now identifies 100 major infrastructure proposals including 18 Projects, that are all underpinned by a robust business case that has been approved by Infrastructure Australia.
This article shines a spotlight on healthy planning for rural and regional communities, and dispels a few commonly held myths about the reality of the health and wellbeing challenges for those beyond the city.
In addition to their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), the Paris Agreement invited countries to submit long term low GHG emissions development strategies (LT-LEDS) by 2020. These strategies will provide countries with the opportunity to address three pressing and interrelated policy areas; ambitious GHG mitigation, adaptation and climate resilient development. For Pacific Island countries this is particularly relevant.
This draft Framework is a long term strategic plan for the development of Fishermans Bend out to 2050. It will guide investment and development by the State Government, local government and the private sector.
Social impact assessment is the process of identifying, predicting, evaluating and developing responses to the social impacts of a proposed state significant resource project, as part of the overall environmental impact assessment of that project.
The Mayor wants London to be the world’s greenest global city. This draft London Environment Strategy sets out bold policies and proposals in six policy areas and the transition to a low carbon circular economy to make this vision a reality.
Shaping SEQ responds to a need for coordinated regional planning to manage growth sustainably, and ensure prosperity and liveability. It is the Queensland Government’s plan to guide the future of the South East Queensland region, prepared in collaboration with the region’s 12 local governments.
The strategy paper calls on Australian governments to agree on a national framework for corridor protection to guide coordinated and meaningful action, to identify and protect land required for delivering future infrastructure.