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Should the “20 minute city” be the key objective of planning?

Planners seem seduced by the idea that cities are just lots of self-contained villages. But that view misunderstands what cities are about and why they form.

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Are there multiple 'Melbournes'?

The stereotype of people travelling long distances in Australian cities is wrong but persistent. The reality is that most trips are relatively close to home. For example, the accompanying chart and map show that 52% of all weekday trips (all purposes, all modes) by residents of the middle suburban municipality of Brimbank in Melbourne’s west [...]

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Why does Canberra have more social capital?

Newly elected Labor member for the seat of Fraser in the ACT, Andrew Leigh, argues that Canberra has the highest level of social capital of any of Australia’s capital cities. The former ANU economist contends that social capital – essentially the level of trust and reciprocity within communities – has declined in Australia. He points [...]

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