Planning for the future

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14 posts in Planning for the future

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.

Have your say on park upgrades for fun and relaxation

Playgrounds, nature play areas and new seating are part of a huge series of planned upgrades to small parks across the local area.

Sydney set for 24 hour trading

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

Don’t miss CityTalks: Big ideas transforming global cities

Our upcoming CityTalks will focus on bold ideas and outstanding examples of good governance, leadership, advocacy and citizen engagement in global cities.

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.

Dr Richard Dennis on creating a just and inclusive society

The Australia Institute’s chief economist asks if Australia is still the land of the fair go.


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