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Prof Hal Pawson appointed to CaCHE Advisory Panel
26 April 2017
CFRC’s Professor Hal Pawson has been appointed to an Advisory Panel to oversee a GBP 7.5 million housing research program shortly commencing in the UK. The initiative, funded largely by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), is named the Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE). Led by Glasgow ...
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Greater Sydney Commission's Draft District Plans
18 April 2017
The Draft District Plans contain a large number of new and potentially ground-breaking ideas and proposals. Given the scope of these proposals, we have limited our comments to areas with which the Centre has a particular interest or experience.Click here to read our submission.*Imaged sourced from Leaflet and OpenStreetMap.
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Rising star rises again
3 April 2017
Three years after becoming Built Environment’s first ever Future Fellowship recipient, and one of two Rising Stars in the Faculty, City Futures’ Senior Research Fellow Dr Hazel Easthope is now being recognised as one of UNSW’s inaugural assembly of 21 Scientia Fellows. The UNSW Scientia Fellowship Program was set up ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...