Key workers including teachers, nurses, police, fire and emergency workers perform essential public services. However they are increasingly squeezed out of global city housing markets.
This seminar and panel discussion examined recent research on where Sydney’s key workers live and work, and outlined potential policy or market solutions to help key workers afford homes in the communities they serve.
The presentation of the research findings by Professor Nicole Gurran was be followed by a panel discussion with industry representatives.
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.