The proposed ‘Infrastructure Governance Incubator’ will take a comprehensive approach to the three-fold infrastructure governance challenges identified above. It makes a multidisciplinary effort to bring engineering, economic, and socio-spatial sciences together as part of an integrated infrastructure governance model for Australian cities.
An important program of the Henry Halloran Trust is our Practitioner in Residence Program where an experienced practitioner undertakes a research project under the supervision of Dr Michael Bounds. On February 26th, two of our recent practitioner graduates will present their findings.
Warren Halloran, whose generous donation to the University of Sydney helped establish the Henry Halloran Trust, passed away on January 3rd, 2020.
In recent years there has been a strong movement back to the values of strategic planning with a greater focus on a vision for our cities together with local strategic planning statements for our areas.
As cities become the most popular places for people to live, they face a multitude of challenges. Problems of urban congestion, housing affordability, infrastructure financing, social isolation, scarce water and energy resources, environmental sustainability and effective governance require immediate attention. However, in Australia there is very limited urban research being undertaken to address these issues.