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Adelaide Design Manual - Greening

By City of Adelaide – 2021

The Greening section of the Adelaide Design Manual outlines the principles associated with greening ...

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The Greening section of the Adelaide Design Manual outlines the principles associated with greening the city streets and the approaches such as Living Architecture, Green Streets, Water Sensitive Urban Design, Urban Forests and Urban Food which contribute to the city’s environmental and lifestyle benefits such as shelter and cooling.

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Climate ready street tree trials: A best practice guide

By Which Plant Where (Macquarie University, Western Sydney University) and TREENET – 2021

This “How-to” guide for climate ready street tree trials provides an easy-to-follow, step-by-step pl...

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This “How-to” guide for climate ready street tree trials provides an easy-to-follow, step-by-step plan to designing and implementing a scientifically rigorous trial of street tree species in an urban context.

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Cool It Project

By Central Victorian Greenhouse Alliance & Urban Forest Consulting – 2018

The Cool it project used existing spatial data to determine urban areas of 9 Victorian regional and ...

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The Cool it project used existing spatial data to determine urban areas of 9 Victorian regional and rural Councils that were socially vulnerable to heat impacts. The methodology objective was to pinpoint the intersection of Social Vulnerability, Pedestrian Intensity and Heat.

Victoria State-specific Reporting, Measurement & Tracking
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Creating Greener Places for Healthy and Sustainable Communities: Ideas for Quality Green Public Space in South Australia

By SA Government / AILA SA – 2019

This document has been developed through collaboration between SA Government departments and the Aus...

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This document has been developed through collaboration between SA Government departments and the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (SA Chapter). It provides a strong framework for community members, landscape professionals, urban planning professionals, local Councils and regional authorities to protect and enhance quality green spaces in recognition of the health, wellbeing and environmental benefits they provide.

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CREATING MORE SPACES FOR TREES

By City of Adelaide, Resilient East, and University of Adelaide – 2021

The efforts to increase tree canopy in Adelaide have been hindered by inefficiencies with long-term ...

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The efforts to increase tree canopy in Adelaide have been hindered by inefficiencies with long-term planning for planting trees and collaborating with the multiple interests to find underground space to plant trees. This report provides insight into the broader issues and finds opportunities relating to city and urban green infrastructure development within the context of utility services and planning regulations.

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Developing an urban greening strategy for metropolitan Adelaide

By Green Adelaide – 2021

A summary of some of the early research and scoping supporting the development of the urban greening...

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A summary of some of the early research and scoping supporting the development of the urban greening strategy for metro Adelaide.

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Green Infrastructure Commitment

By Department for Infrastructure and Transport – 2021

The Department for Infrastructure and Transport has a significant role to play in achieving the cano...

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The Department for Infrastructure and Transport has a significant role to play in achieving the canopy cover target for Metropolitan Adelaide, due to its significant property portfolio and its role in planning and delivering public infrastructure. As a lead agency, the Department has committed to identify and pursue feasible opportunities to expand green infrastructure (including water sensitive urban design) on public land, focusing on priority areas identified by Green Adelaide, corridors which provide for active travel, and new infrastructure projects.

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Greener Neighbourhood Guide

By NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment – 2021

The Greener Neighbourhoods guide aims to support councils to develop or update strategic plans to en...

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The Greener Neighbourhoods guide aims to support councils to develop or update strategic plans to enhance urban tree canopy. This guide is for local governments across NSW who want to establish, build upon or re-envisage strategic planning for their urban forests. It gives guidance on how to understand, plan for, monitor and manage urban forests and promotes best practice and consistency in urban forest planning.

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Let's Scale Up! Urban Greening in the private realm, engaging and motivating community

By Earth Watch and Living Melbourne – 2021

This report shines a spotlight on community engagement, education and behaviour change programs to s...

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This report shines a spotlight on community engagement, education and behaviour change programs to support councils and other practitioners in making informed decisions about delivering, adopting and expanding their urban greening programs.

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OPTIONS ANALYSIS: Costs and Benefits of Urban Tree Canopy Options for Minor Infill Development in the Planning and Design Code

By BDO EconSearch – 2020

To determine the most cost-effective way to balance urban tree canopy and infill outcomes, this stud...

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To determine the most cost-effective way to balance urban tree canopy and infill outcomes, this study tested policy options for the new Planning and Design Code. The ‘One Tree Policy’ proposed in the new Planning and Design Code is expected to deliver economic, amenity and liveability gains to the Greater Adelaide community valued at $26.4 million (Benefit Cost Ratio 1.7), and is therefore a worthwhile initiative for government to consider.

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Raising the bar on Residential Infill

By State Planning Commission – 2022

Infill development is the single largest provider of new housing in Greater Adelaide, with a project...

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Infill development is the single largest provider of new housing in Greater Adelaide, with a projected net annual increase of approximately 2500 residential dwellings. This report provides an overview of the policy implemented in the Planning and Design Code to improve residential infill and the benefits supported by evidence-based research.

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Start with the grasslands

By Victorian National Parks Association

This guide is a resource for anyone interested in conserving and managing grasslands but particularl...

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This guide is a resource for anyone interested in conserving and managing grasslands but particularly useful for those planning new urban areas, including state and local government planners, planning consultants and landscape architects.

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