02 May '13, 6am

Our new #UrbanCoalition announces A New Deal for Urban Australia @gscommunities #sustainability @gbcaus

A new coalition of built environment groups, which includes the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), wants a ‘new deal’ for Australian cities. The Urban Coalition today launched a plan to tackle the emerging urban challenges and improve the liveability of Australian cities. The plan, A New Deal for Urban Australia , calls for positive leadership and recommends the establishment of an Urban Infrastructure Fund to meet a backlog of more than $500 billion in infrastructure needs for Australian cities. “Australia needs a co-ordinated and strategic approach to planning, developing and managing our cities and communities. Our plan requires visionary government leadership and a new Urban Infrastructure Fund to unlock investment from the private sector and meet the infrastructure needs of a growing Australia,” says the GBCA’s Federal Advocacy Manager, Katy Dean. The Urban I...

Full article: http://www.gbca.org.au/news/gbca-media-releases/a-new-dea...

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