This week: disturbing patents, smart housing, and asking a dangerous question.
China’s rise as a global power is driving new flows of people, ideas and capital between China and Australia. Australian cities need to adapt to this new geopolitical reality.
As innovative and business-friendly as Australia has become in its short history, what makes Australia stand out to international workers is its quality of life.
Financial benefits are behind the development industry’s push for a continuous rapid population growth. But our poorly planned cities are ill-prepared and already struggling.
Australia’s global cities are a very large part of the nation’s economic success, but they are also generating significantly unequal incomes.