Planning, Funding and Delivering Social Infrastructure in Australia’s Outer Suburban Growth Areas

  title={Planning, Funding and Delivering Social Infrastructure in Australia’s Outer Suburban Growth Areas},
  author={A. Wear},
  journal={Urban Policy and Research},
  pages={284 - 297}
  • A. Wear
  • Published 2016
  • Economics
  • Urban Policy and Research
Abstract The long-term success of Australia’s rapidly growing outer-suburban communities depends to a large extent on the presence of social infrastructure such as schools, libraries, sporting facilities and community centres. This paper briefly surveys and analyses the current frameworks and practices that support the planning, funding and delivery of social infrastructure in three of Australia’s fastest growing regions: Melbourne; Perth; and South Eastern Queensland. It finds that Australian… Expand
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