Undergraduate | CUR-URP100 | 2024
Governance for Planning
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Take a closer look at how local, state and federal governments are structured and organised in Australia. Explore the principles and concepts that form the basis for current legislation. Find out how such legislation can impact development processes.
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- 13 weeks
- 26 Feb 2024,
- 26 Aug 2024
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About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- discuss the meanings and applications of the term ‘governance’, specifically in relation to urban and regional planning locally, nationally and internationally
- describe the structure and operation of different levels of government in Australia and identify how each influences the planning and development of cities and regions and compare in different jurisdictions
- describe the essential elements of a planning system and describe some of the different ways that planning systems may be structured
- reflect on how the interests and practices of Indigenous Australians interact with planning governance
- describe and understand governance tools available to planners for shaping the future development of cities and regions
- reflect on decision-making processes as they relate to urban and regional development, taking account of diverse interests as well as professional ethics
- Political Systems and Institutions
- First Nations and Planning Governance
- Decision Making in Practice
Governance in Australia - Federal, State and Local Government. The location of planning activity within the spheres of government. Introduction to planning and related law and its interpretation in planning and development practice.
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- Case study (40%)
- Debate and Reflection (40%)
- Essay (20%)
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