Two recent practitioners-in-residence will showcase their research findings. In addition, the findings of a research project, which the Trust commissioned examining the interface between research and practice will also be presented.
The Trust commissioned a research project in 2013, which examined the attitudes of urban practitioners to urban research – how they currently engage with research. The study also explored what strategies researchers could use to increase the impact of their research with policy makers. It was presented by Dr Joe Hurley from RMIT and Dr Elizabeth Taylor from the University of Melbourne.
Communities of Practice
Focusing on getting to the heart of workplace learning, sharing and innovation. With a case study for establishing a community of practice amongst social housing asset managers across Australia and New Zealand.
Presented by practitioner-in-residence, Mr Donald Proctor.
Council Decision Making and Independent Panels
A discussion based on the evolution of planning panels and their contribution to improving development assessment in NSW.
Presented by practitioner-in-residence, Ms Yolande Stone.
Australia’s cities have shifted from centres of manufacturing and industry to the drivers of a globalised economy fueled by knowledge, creativity and innovation
This forum explores how two nations with shared traditions but very different systems of urban governance and planning mediate the supply of new housing, and the roles played by government, planning authorities, developers, property owners and the public in this process.