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Population reality delivers a boost for high density

DENSITY is not always a dirty word, according to international urban development guru Jeb Brugmann, who says Australia needs take a more creative approach to building cities that cater for a rapidly growing population. Mr Brugmann, who will today address the Australian Davos Connection’s Cities Summit in Melbourne along with Kevin Rudd, said Australia must […]

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Sustainable Building/Renovating tips

Scouring the internet I was looking for some information on Streetscape for a project, I found this interesting website by the Australian Government about how to design and building more comfortable home that has less impact on the environment – economical to run, healthier to live and adaptable to your needs. www.yourhome.gov.au

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Development Assessment Forum

The Development Assessment Forum (DAF) was formed in 1998 to recommend ways to streamline development assessment and cut red tape – without sacrificing the quality of the decision making.  More information is at http://www.daf.gov.au/

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Darwin marked as Australia’s most sustainable city

Darwin and Brisbane have been ranked as the country’s most sustainable capitals while Perth is the least sustainable in an assessment of the carbon footprint of Australia’s 20 largest cities. Shame on Perth! More information about this story can be found here  http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/06/15/2926835.htm?section=justin

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