Past Editions

A Compact for Renewal Projects: what tenants want from social housing renewal
Community Engagement / Urban Development / Winter 2017

A Compact for Renewal Projects: what tenants want from social housing renewal

A Compact would represent an agreement about how urban renewal is conducted in social housing areas, and how social housing tenants were to be treated and engaged. Bernie Coates explains the ground rules that emerged from discussions with tenants.

Social Mix and the Challenges in Creating It
Civil Society / Housing / Winter 2016 / Winter 2017

Social Mix and the Challenges in Creating It

Urban planners and government policy makers often advocate having a social mix within a particular spatially defined area, such as in neighbourhoods with high concentrations of public housing. Kathy Arthurson looks at the theory and practice of social mix.

Editorial – Winter 2017
Editorial / Winter 2017

Editorial – Winter 2017

This issue is for Waterloo public housing tenants and those interested in large-scale public housing redevelopments.

Tips on being heard during master planning
Community Engagement / Winter 2017

Tips on being heard during master planning

It’s not always easy to have your say in a consultation process. Here are a few things you can do to get your key messages and main concerns on the table from the beginning.

Kira Osborne and Thomas Chailloux (Photo: Ashley Asphodel) South Sydney Herald
Community Engagement / Urban Development / Winter 2017

Redevelopment Support Projects

Two positions are currently in place to support Waterloo tenants independently of Land and Housing Corporation (LAHC) during the master planning process. The projects are run by non-government organisations as part of the Groundswell Coalition, which requested funding from LAHC.

What do we know about the Waterloo redevelopment?
Housing / Urban Development / Winter 2017

What do we know about the Waterloo redevelopment?

Discussions about the future shape of Waterloo are starting with the community. Geoff Turnbull explains what we know about the master plan and redevelopment process.

Government Undertakings for Waterloo
Community Engagement / Housing / Winter 2017

Government Undertakings for Waterloo

The community asked for what was negotiable and non-negotiable to be available before consultations started. In the lead up to the start of visioning, Land and Housing Corporation (LAHC) has provided the following details on the drivers and commitments on the Waterloo redevelopment. NSW Government’s Future Directions for Social Housing […]

Who’s Who in Waterloo?
Community Engagement / Urban Development / Winter 2017

Who’s Who in Waterloo?

This is an overview of the major government, non-government and community organisations and projects around the Waterloo master planning prepared by Geoff Turnbull.

What is a “Better Social Mix”? – Spring 2003
Civil Society / From the Vault / Housing / Winter 2017

What is a “Better Social Mix”? – Spring 2003

Social mix is easy to lampoon as this carton shows. This may be why governments now prefer to use the term “integrated communities” rather than “social mix”. Whatever the term, the issues raised in this 2003 Inner Voice remain relevant today.

Reducing redevelopment impact on health and wellbeing
Health / Urban Development / Winter 2016 / Winter 2017

Reducing redevelopment impact on health and wellbeing

No matter who you are or how you will be affected, the redevelopment of Waterloo will present personal and community challenges explains Elizabeth Harris.