The Strategy is the product of the most detailed review of city centre planning controls since the City’s first comprehensive planning strategy in 1971. The strategy supports opportunities for additional height and density in the right locations, balanced with environmental sustainability initiatives and sets criteria for excellence in urban design. Key priorities of the plan include prioritising employment growth and increasing capacity.
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.