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Current Events

Book Launch: Planning Better Cities - A Practical Guide

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With planners and planning increasingly in the public spotlight, how do new graduates navigate a planning career, and what do senior practitioners wish they’d known? Join us to launch Planning Better Cities: A practical Guide featuring insights by author and esteemed planner Halvard Dalheim as well as a panel of early career and senior practitioners.

6th June 2024, 4:00-5:00pm AEST.
Wilkinson Building, Lecture Theater 250

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Public Lecture: Designing With People

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Join us for the "Public Designing with People" event, an open forum for exploring collaborative design processes.

10th April 2024, 5:00-6:00pm AEST.
The Michael Spence Building (F23)

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Wealthscapes: The Spatial Polarisation of Housing Markets and Divided Access to Housing Wealth Accumulation

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Join us for the Henry Halloran Research Trust address with Dr Rowan Arundel from the University of Amsterdam.

Book launch: The Great Housing Hijack

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Join us for the launch of Dr Cameron K. Murray’s book, The Great Housing Hijack 


Housing in Amsterdam and the Netherlands

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Join us for a Henry Halloran Research Trust address with Professor Richard Ronald from University of Amsterdam. 

Festival of 'contested' Urbanism 2023

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Melbourne / Tasmania / Perth / Canberra / Sydney:
11- 15 September 2023

16 - 22 September 2023

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Housing Affordability and Keyworkers

Join us for a panel discussion with Dr Catherine Gilbert, Lucy Fokkema and David Borger. 

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Putting the Blame on Planning: Housing crisis and reform in Ireland

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Join us for a Henry Halloran Research Trust address with Associate Professor Declan Redmond from University College Dublin. 

Lecture Slides (pptx, 5.8MB)

Housing System Change: An International Perspective

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Join us for the Henry Halloran Research Trust address with Professor Mark Stephens from the University of Glasgow.

Homelessness and Mobile Communication: Seminar and Book Launch

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Join us for the launch of Dr Justine Humphry’s book, Homelessness and Mobile Communication – Precariously Connected.

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Designers in Government Showcase and Awards Ceremony

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Join us for an evening of design excellence with the Designers in Government Showcase and the announcement of the winners of the Australian Urban Design Awards.

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Festival of 'future' Urbanism 2022

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The 9th Festival of Urbanism asks how our future cities and regions will change, and what interventions are needed to address the mistakes of the past.

Discover the full program.

Festival of 'endangered' Urbanism 2021


Join us for a series of panels as experts discuss threats to our cities, from the global pandemic to social division, economic turmoil, and deepening climate risk.

See the program and panel recordings for the 2021 Festival of 'endangered' Urbanism.

Lacaton & Vassal: Rothwell Chair Symposium 2021 (Session 4)

Henry Halloran Trust Director Nicole Gurran spoke as part of the Symposium “Living in the city: exemplary social and affordable housing design”, curated by Lacaton & Vassal, 2021 Pritzker Prize Laureates.

Watch the symposium

Network for Research in the Built Environment and Mental Health Webinars

Below are two recent webinars from The Network for Research in the Built Environment and Mental Health. Both webinars are available to watch through the Matilda Centre's YouTube channel.

Watch 'The Natural Environment and Mental Health' webinar

Watch the 'Built Environment and Mental Health' webinar presented by Dr Laura McGrath from Open University UK

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