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Logan’s and Redlands’economic future: new report
Regional Development Australia – Logan & Redlands Incorporated – have released a new report which outlines the many opportunities for the region, along with a number of its pressing infrastructure needs. The Regional Development Australia (RDA) Logan and Redlands Committee was appointed by the Australian Government to consider, coordinate and 0 Comments
Queensland Streets Ahead in Race to Create Smart Cities
Queensland has several flagship masterplanned communities under development, including Ripley, Springfield, Yarrabilba and although a little further away, Flinders. This puts the local government areas of Ipswich City Council and the City of Logan in an enviable position to lead the rest of the nation as benchmarks for creating truly 0 Comments
The 40 coolest neighbourhoods in the world
Every year, [Timeout] survey thousands of people around the globe to discover the world’s coolest neighbourhoods: the places that represent the spirit of the greatest cities on earth. These are the places to be for food and fun, art and culture, atmosphere and personality. Every year, there’s plenty of debate and 0 Comments
Lured by the five-minute commute, millennials making a bee-line to the bush
Regional Australia has become a magnet for millennials, according to a new report challenging the perception that young people in the country are itching to leave for the big smoke. The report, “Big Movers: Population Mobility in Australia”, released today looks at population trends between the last two national censuses 0 Comments
Offices, housing, shops – and 6,000 jobs – for suburban Box Hill
Vicinity Centres (Vicinity) has unveiled proposed plans to revitalise the heart of Box Hill’s CBD, to create a bustling new town square and mixed-use precinct with new residential, commercial and retail developments, representing a very significant private investment into Box Hill. One of Victoria’s largest private urban regeneration projects, the 0 Comments
Queensland Budget Submission
The Suburban Alliance budget submission to the Queensland Governments points out that, over 8 years, spending has overwhelmingly favoured well to do inner city areas, while more economically challenged outer suburban areas are being asked to bear most of the population growth burden while receving the least government budget support. 0 Comments
Smart Cities Council CEO, Adam Beck, interview with Suburban Alliance
ADAM BECK: Another Bounce Lab discovery session done. I thoroughly enjoyed this catch up with Ross Elliott from the The Suburban Alliance, sharing observations from the suburbs, their role during the lock-down and their potential future in the digital rebuild of our economy. What do you think will be the 0 Comments
Are Australia’s suburbs ready for post COVID-19 opportunities?
It is hard to turn around 30 years of focus on the inner city and suddenly flick a suburban or regional light switch on. You might find the cabling lacking, the bulb blown and the switch no longer compliant. Our suburban business centres across Australia have largely been overlooked and 0 Comments
Exclusive content coming soon… “Cities post COVID”
The The New York Times called him “America’s uber geographer.” Prolific author on cities and demography, USA based Joel Kotkin shares his thoughts on cities in a post covid world with The Suburban Alliance director Guy Gibson. Exclusive online interview is available now from our events section Please sign up as a members and login to see 0 Comments
The Creative Suburb?
With a view to reduce or eliminate the commute, in 2016, Dr Malcolm Holz hypothesised an entire neighbourhood, suburb, or town being populated by residents who work or can work from home.  Whilst focused on creative industries workers – arguably one of the hardest hit and least financially supported cohorts 0 Comments