Month: December 2015

WHAT HAVE WE LEARNT FROM SOUTHBANK, DOCKLANDS AND FISHERMANS BEND?

Often when Southbank, Docklands and Fishermans Bend are mentioned in the media, these new urban renewal areas (and in particular Docklands) are criticised and while undoubtedly some lessons can be learnt, there have also been a lot of positives that can be taken from development that has occurred so far in these precincts.  For this… Read more »

PARIS CLIMATE CONFERENCE 2015

With the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in full swing at the time, an ABC television documentary ‘How to Save the World’ last Monday night got me (again) thinking about climate change.  My initial reaction to the program was that it is remarkable how much some countries are doing to tackle climate change, compared… Read more »