Research

A conflict over how land is imagined and used
Research / Spring 2016 / Urban Development

A conflict over how land is imagined and used

Plans to redevelop Redfern/Waterloo are unlike any other redevelopment plans in Australia argues Dallas Rogers because three very different ways of thinking about the land are currently guiding how the land is being used.

Future Directions for Social Housing in NSW – Is it good policy?
Housing / Research / Winter 2016 / Winter 2017

Future Directions for Social Housing in NSW – Is it good policy?

The redevelopment of public housing estates and the management of tenants will take place within the context of the recently released Future Directions policy. Peter Phibbs while acknowledging the importance of the policy, also raises some significant concerns.

Public housing in New South Wales: a brief history
Housing / Research / Winter 2016 / Winter 2017

Public housing in New South Wales: a brief history

To understand modern day public housing, it is important to understand its history. Chris Martin looks at what has shaped public housing over more than 100 years.

Seniors: an increasingly important part of communities
Ageing / Autumn 2016 / Research

Seniors: an increasingly important part of communities

In the near future, all of us will be living alongside, or be one of, the largest group of older persons New South Wales has ever seen. This population ageing, seen worldwide, will change the face of ageing in New South Wales. In this article Stephanie Hull looks at ageing in New South Wales and touches on what this means for Inner Sydney.

The changing face of the Inner City: Population and Household Projections
Research / Spring 2014

The changing face of the Inner City: Population and Household Projections

New population, household and dwelling projections to 2031 for New South Wales and all NSW local government areas were released in May 2014. Dr Kim Johnstone explains what these projections tell us about the changing face of Inner Sydney.

Value of residential purchases by buyer type, Australia from House prices, ownership and affordability: Trends in NSW
Autumn 2014 / Housing / Research

House prices, ownership and affordability: Trends in New South Wales

The NSW Parliamentary Research Service has produced a paper exploring housing trends in NSW. The findings are relevant to the current affordable housing and planning debates. Below we have reproduced the executive summary. The report concludes that “Households who have not been able to gain access to home ownership have […]

Statistics: Keeping Up With Change
Community Sector / Research / Summer 2013-14

Statistics: Keeping Up With Change

Every four years the census people come knocking on our doors and we fill in the census questions. In the back of our minds we know it must be useful for someone but probably don’t think about how we might use the information ourselves.