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City Futures Director Bill Randolph speaks at the WSROC Liveability Forum
13 March 2017
City Futures Director Bill Randolph spoke at the WSROC Liveability Forum with Heather Nesbitt, Social Commissioner, Greater Sydney Commission and Meredith Jones, Director Engagement, Greater Sydney Commission.Click here to download Bill's presentation.
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UNSW wins big in 2016 AHURI research funding round
6 March 2017
Along with other UNSW colleagues, CFRC is celebrating a bumper crop of funding approvals in this year’s Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute funding round. These will underpin projects rolling out in 2017 and 2018. In their research on ‘Housing and Digital Disruption’ a team led by CFRC’s Professor Chris ...
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CFRC’s Hal Pawson to advise National Housing Conference program
2 March 2017
City Futures Research Centre Associate Director Professor Hal Pawson has been appointed as a Program Adviser for the National Housing Conference 2017, which will be held in Sydney later this year. Convened by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) in partnership with the NSW Department of Family and ...
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Bill Randolph, CFRC Director, addresses CEDA seminar
1 December 2016
Bill Randolph, CFRC Director, addresses the Committee for Economic Development of Australia seminar on Sydney 2030: Managing Sydney’s Growth, last Friday. Speaking after the NSW Planning Minister, Rob Stokes, and Greater Sydney Commissioner, Lucy Turnbull, Bill spoke on the implementation issues facing the new Commission in delivering the six new ...
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City Futures Wins Planning Institute of Australia Award
14 November 2016
City Futures Research Centre has been awarded the Planning Institute of Australia NSW award for research on‘Renewing the Compact City: Economically viable and socially sustainable approaches to urban redevelopment in a complex multi-stakeholder environment’.The 2016 Award for Planning Excellence was for the ‘Cutting Edge Research and Teaching’ category. The research ...
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Vivienne Milligan honoured by NSW community housing sector
7 October 2016
Congratulations to CFRC A/Prof Vivienne Milligan, honoured with the Nazha Saad Women’s High Achievement in Housing award at the July 2016 NSW Affordable Housing Conference. Named after the highly-respected former CEO of St George Community Housing (SGCH), the prize recognises Vivienne’s career-long contribution to housing in the guise of policymaker, ...
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New Publication: The suburbanisation of urban disadvantage - evidence from Australian cities
2 September 2016
"New research on Australia's cities shows how disadvantage has shifted into our suburban areas, paralleling similar changes in European and North American cities. The “inner city” problem of the 1960s and 1970s has become the “suburban problem” in the 2000s. The paper by Bill Randolph and Andrew Tice (now at ...
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Cities & Health - new journal seeking submissions
27 July 2016
Professor Susan Thompson, head of our City Wellbeing Program, is delighted to announce the creation of the new journal Cities & Health, of which she is a founding editor. Submissions are now open for the journal’s first issue, which is due to launch in early 2017. Cities & Health aims ...
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City Futures Rising Star
18 March 2016
One of our Senior Research Fellows, Dr Hazel Easthope, was selected by the University as one of UNSW Australia’s rising stars and emerging research leaders . Hazel is recognised for her work on higher density developments, a housing form that is rapidly growing in many Australian cities as well as ...
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ERA top-ranking reconfirmed
15 January 2016
City Futures and Faculty Planning colleagues are celebrating our recent reconfirmation in Australia’s top rank for Urban and Regional Planning research . Repeating our 2012 score, UNSW was once again classed as five star ‘well above world standard’ in this discipline area under the Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) three-yearly ...