Urban and Regional Planning

This cluster of work is being developed to explore the role of urban and regional planning in providing appropriate infrastructure for sport and recreation and the allocation of adequate open space in new and existing communities. CSRR projects are informing Department of Planning and Department of Sport and Recreation policy in Western Australia – in particular active green space (playing fields) allocations for new suburbs.

Principal Projects:


Active Open Space

Coastal Aquatic Activity Study

Impacts of Decreasing Backyard Sizes in Greenfields Developments

Social Value of Green Space in a Drying Climate

Parklands Pavilion Writing Group

Urban Sport and Public Space

Understanding and Comparing Different Public Land Use Values

Profiling Communities

Complementary Projects:

Climate Change
Right to Roam
Recreation Reform Agenda
Active Workplaces