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City Futures 2012 Annual Report
25 June 2013
City Futures 2012 Annual Report is now available, please click here to view.
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Attracting institutional investment into affordable rental housing
17 May 2013
Acclaimed by AHURI CEO Ian Winter as ‘a terrific contribution... to national policy development’ and ‘noted with interest’ by Commonwealth, State and Territory Housing Ministers at their last meeting, the reports from the Investigative Panel led by BE's City Futures Reserach Centre on facilitating institutional investment in rental housing were ...
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City Futures in the News
13 May 2013
Hazel Easthope comments in the Australian on Multi-Generational Living. To view article please click here .
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Phillippa Carnemolla and Bright Sparks
1 May 2013
Congratulations to BE PhD student Phillippa Carnemolla who is one of 20 PhD students selected as finalists in the AMP Bright Sparks PhD Pitch Night as part of the Amplify Festival. The Festival's purpose is to prepare participants "for a future where there is no such thing as 'business as ...
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From Tigger's to Milford House, with love
30 April 2013
In 2008 a remarkable relationship was kindled between the children of Tigger's Honeypot, one of UNSW's child care centres, and the residents of Milford House, an aged care facility in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs. Once a fortnight the children pay a visit to their older friends, to paint, sculpt, sing, laugh ...
How does the new draft Metro Strategy measure up in addressing Sydney’s challenges? Seminar, Thursda
How does the new draft Metro Strategy measure up in addressing Sydney’s challenges? Seminar, Thursday, 2 May, AGL Theatre, Museum of Sydney.
17 April 2013
SGS Economics and Planning is pleased to present a seminar focussing on the new draft Metropolitan Strategy, to be held in the evening on Thursday 2 May at the AGL Theatre, Museum of Sydney . Four uniquely qualified speakers (Lucy Turnbull AO, Frank Sartor AO, Patrick Fensham and Pr ofessor ...
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Getting the big end of town to help low-income renters
9 April 2013
Leaders from business and government have called for financial incentives and the establishment of a task force to encourage big institutions to invest in affordable rental housing. A panel of 23 senior executives, from organisations such as Westpac, NAB, Australian Super and the Property Council of Australia, was brought together ...
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HMinfo reaches 10 years of research excellence
15 March 2013
The Home Modification Information Clearinghouse (HMinfo) celebrated their 10 year anniversary today - an almost unheard of achievement in the research world. UNSW Built Environment (BE) has hosted HMinfo since 1998 and congratulates Associate Professor Catherine Bridge and the HMinfo team for their hard work and significant achievements. The Hon ...
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2012 Planning Institute of Australia Awards
18 December 2012
The Planning Institute of Australia (NSW branch) has celebrated the contribution of CFRC’s Healthy Built Environments Program (HBEP) with the recent award of several commendations for HBEP work. Honouring her career-spanning contribution to the planning discipline and profession, HBEP Director Associate Professor Susan Thompson was elected as a Fellow of ...
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Strata Community Australia (NSW) President Award
18 December 2012
Professor Bill Randolph and Dr Hazel Easthope were honoured to receive the Strata Community Australia (NSW) President’s Award at the 2012 Strata Community Awards for Excellence on 19 October. Presented by the NSW Board of Strata Community Australia (peak body for the sector), the award commemorated the growing canon of ...