Planning for the future

Guiding development for a resilient city

15 posts in Planning for the future

We’re looking for big ideas to help transform Sydney

Light rail, stormwater recycling and the revitalisation of laneways and underused spaces are some of the great projects already transforming our city.

The 5 top priorities for our city’s future, according to Sydneysiders

We spoke to more than 5,000 members of our community about their vision for our city’s future. Here’s what they had to say.

Our vision for Sydney’s night-time economy

We’re a global city but we’ve lost half a million visitors a year since the lockouts began. It’s time for a new vision that opens our city to everyone at night.

Seven proposals shortlisted in the Alternative Housing Ideas Challenge

An independent jury selected the entries for new housing models to increase affordable housing supply across our city and reduce housing stress.

Global experts share the big ideas that transformed their cities

At our CityTalks event, we asked national and international figures to share the bold ideas that have transformed their cities.

Sydney set for 24 hour trading

Some of the biggest changes to city planning in a decade will give Sydney a late-night boost.

5 minutes with our Alternative Housing Ideas Challenge registrar Stephen Varady

The challenge calls for ideas to boost the diversity of housing across the city.

A better way for Waterloo housing estate

We’re proposing a more balanced redevelopment of the Waterloo housing estate.

We’re updating our plan for Sydney: here’s what you need to know

What will Sydney be like in the year 2050? That’s the question driving our new plan for the city.

CityTalks podcast: Thought leaders discuss global, national and local issues

Big cities. Big issues. Big ideas.


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Our vision for Sydney’s night-time economy

The 5 top priorities for our city’s future, according to Sydneysiders

Sydney drives world-first green roads trial

Growing Sydney’s congestion-busting bike network


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