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Space matters: the importance of amenity in planning metropolitan growth

Mahmoudian, Parvin; Hatton MacDonald, Darla; Crossman, N.; Summers, David; Van der Hoek, J


Most Australian capital cities require many 100,000s of additional dwellings to accommodate demographic change and population pressures in the next two or three decades. Urban growth will come in the form of infill, consolidation and urban expansion. Plans to redevelop environmental amenities such as parks and open green spaces are regularly being put forward to local councils and State governments. Maintaining parks and reserves represents one of the largest costs to local councils. To aid in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8489.2012.00608.x


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