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Planning for the Future of Housing
Thought leadership
March 10, 2022

Planning for the Future of Housing

Two years of COVID-19 has exposed serious gaps in Australia’s approach to social, affordable and low(er) cost housing. Most state governments are now motivated to fix the flaws made obvious when whole sectors of society experienced job losses, social isolation and financial dependency on government.

Impact investment potential to solve Aerotropolis social infrastructure funding conundrum
Thought leadership
December 22, 2021

Impact investment potential to solve Aerotropolis social infrastructure funding conundrum

Social infrastructure investment plans and funding streams for the Aerotropolis need to be urgently clarified to deliver on the promise of the new city becoming a globally, leading high-amenity city that will attract significant business investment.

The Rise of The Regions
Thought leadership
December 2, 2021

The Rise of The Regions

The 1908 edition of the Australian Year Book records that Melbourne’s population in 1906 was 526,400 persons. In the same year, the Victorian regional city of Ballarat recorded a population of 48,565 persons, making it Victoria’s ...

Seniors Housing – Goodbye fringes, hello centres
NewsThought leadership
November 26, 2021

Seniors Housing – Goodbye fringes, hello centres

Today the new NSW Housing State Environmental Planning Policy commenced which will bring the biggest change to the seniors housing industry in NSW since 1982.

Western Sydney Aerotropolis – One Step Closer
Thought leadership
October 19, 2021

Western Sydney Aerotropolis – One Step Closer

Important new planning documents were recently released by the NSW Government, bringing us one step closer to an achievable planning framework for the Western Sydney Aerotropolis.

Meeting The Need For Aged Care Beds
Thought leadership
September 15, 2021

Meeting The Need For Aged Care Beds

We recently assisted Knowles Group and Arcare Aged Care with planning and economics services to obtain development approval for a 92-bed aged care facility and neighbourhood centre designed by Oksio Design in Thornlands, Redlands.

Equalising The After-Effects Of An Uneven Pandemic
Thought leadership
September 8, 2021

Equalising The After-Effects Of An Uneven Pandemic

At Ethos Urban, we know that cities are resilient and ever evolving. We also know that Australia’s cities are no different. The question is not whether our cities will bounce back, but how they will bounce back. It’s also important to consider if government can help with this.

Methodology is the key to Visual Impact Assessments
Thought leadership
July 5, 2021

Methodology is the key to Visual Impact Assessments

Visual impact continues to be an evolving space for the urban development industry, and with no firm methodology in place, this enables the industry to have different views on how it is best approached.

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