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A Plan to Push Limits? Investigating the ecologically sustainable development dimensions of Melbourne's Central Region sustainable water strategy

Miller, Fiona; Bolitho, Annie; Jamieson, Natalie; Catmur, Charlotte; Hurlimann, Anna; Bowen, Kathryn

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Drawing upon theory from the field of urban political ecology, we analyse a major strategic water plan for Melbourne, Australia-the Sustainable water strategy for the Central Region, published in 2006. We assess the extent to which the strategy identified and addressed ecological sustainability in terms of: cultural frames; ecological context; social equity; and engagement processes. We identify that the strategy's framing of water was largely separate from its social and ecological context....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/69138
Source: Australian Geographer
DOI: 10.1080/00049182.2014.869294

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