Follow The Fifth Estate on Twitter Like The Fifth Estate on Facebook Connect with The Fifth Estate on LinkedIn Subscribe to The Fifth Estate RSS Feed

Planning

Regional cities are doing well: but why?

Regional cities are outperforming urban capitals as national leaders in economic and inclusive growth according to a new study of 101 Australian towns. According to Polis Partners’ The City Report,…

The Planners Declare movement is here

悦博体育赌场Australian planners have declared a climate and biodiversity emergency.

Transforming suburbia into “superbia”

悦博体育赌场With the pandemic upending normal work life, Australians are rediscovering their local suburbs and considering the bigger role they could play in a post COVID society.

Ponderings on a post-pandemic “Harbour City” pick-up

It actually seems that some of the environmental optimism accompanying the COVID-19 “rupture” is surviving into the recovery phase. How and where is it being expressed and are there opportunities for its extension?

Will we choose a bum-led zombie urban future?

Despite pockets of silliness, like the freedom ‘n’ gun-loving idiocy erupting in the US, sensible minds are turning to what happens once COVID-19 restrictions are eased. Already, tensions are starting to appear between resuming past urban policy settings and the need to rethink them deeply.

COVID-19 is an opportunity to reset our environmental future

You may have seen some of the discussions around environmental silver linings to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. The overall environmental narrative is inconsistent, as policy and energy experts express differing…

crowd crossing street

Guess what? Building a better world will also speed economic recovery

悦博体育赌场As we emerge from this global crisis we have an unprecedented opportunity to create a better world, a healthier world, a happier and fairer world, and a low carbon world. It turns out this also represents better value for money than not doing so.