Productive Cities: opportunity in a changing economy

by Jane-Frances Kelly


Cities are shaped by where people live, where they work and how they get around. When these three things are in tune with the economy, cities operate efficiently and productively, and drive growth and innovation. Currently, Australian cities leave too many residents living too far from jobs. If we build housing where it is most needed, and improve transport systems to better link firms, jobs and people, this will be good for the economy and good for the fair go.

Download Report

Download Media Release

Download Who Lives Where Sydney

Download Who Lives Where Melbourne

Download Who Lives Where Brisbane

Download Who Lives Where Perth

Related Articles

news

20 March 2017

Bush may not like it but our cities must come first

Published by The Australian, Monday 20 March Beware politicians bearing gifts for the bush. Barnaby Joyce apparently wants to become the barnstorming minister who gets to tour the backblocks of…

news

20 March 2017

Value capture: a good idea to fund infrastructure but not easy in practice

Published at The Conversation, Monday 20 March Is “value capture” a wonderful untapped opportunity to fulfill all our infrastructure dreams? Or is it just a new way to sting the taxpayer? Our n…