State and trends
Urban environmental efficiency refers to how well the built environment encourages the efficient use of natural resources—land, energy and water—and the re-use and/or recovery of...
State and trends
Urban environmental efficiency refers to how well the built environment encourages the efficient use of natural resources—land, energy and water—and the reuse and/or recovery of...
The West Belconnen proposal is for the expansion of the urban area of Belconnen to encompass land that is currently assigned to broadacre and non-urban uses. It is a greenfield site and consequently is part of the ‘greenfields’ half of the Australian Capital Territory Government...
Sydney’s train network faces several challenges. The growth in demand for services, combined with worsening capacity constraints, mean that, without action, the network will be unable to meet the city’s ongoing transport needs. The New South Wales Government is...
The shipping industry, with its associated substantial infrastructure (ports, harbours, shipping lanes, coastal support), is the major transportation link between Australia and other...
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