Monday, April 22, 2024

Adam Antonelli


Will we finally see the housing reforms we sorely need?

One doesn’t need to look far to notice the housing crisis gripping Australia – it’s the subject of daily media coverage and news commentary. Rent...

Pandemic exposes a social housing crisis

The Covid-19 pandemic has been destabilising, putting pressure on economic, health and social systems. It has also disproportionately affected some of the most disadvantaged...

Servicing the community at a distance

The advice is clear: we must maintain a physical distance in order to slow the spread of Covid-19. If we do not follow this advice, the disease will spread too quickly and consequentially overwhelm our hospitals. Our health system will be under immense stress and people may die unnecessarily.

Climate change and social inequality

After a summer of unprecedented bushfires, many of us have directly or indirectly felt the very real effects of climate change. With the consequences of the collective failure of successive governments to address climate change more evident, it begs the question, what are the social consequences? Will climate change affect everyone equally?

Year in review

In January, the government released the masterplan for the Waterloo estate intending to lodge the plan to the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment...

New Metro site plans reflect community concerns

The Minister for Planning and Public Spaces, Rob Stokes, has approved changes to current planning controls for the development of the Waterloo Metro Quarter.

Increased social and affordable housing in Redfern

On September 10, the Independent Planning Commission approved he Independent Planning Commission has approved plans for an 18-storey social and affordable housing project on the corner of Marian and Gibbons streets in Redfern.

Preferred masterplan for the Waterloo estate

Consultation regarding the three options for the Waterloo estate has now closed. Elton Consultants are finalising their report on the community feedback on the three options.

Waterloo Metro construction update

Excavation work continues across the whole of the station box area at the Waterloo station site.