Planning for Regions
Trace the links between regional planning theory and practice.Get an overview of international regional planning case studies from the UK and Europe. Argue the impact class, environment and multiculturalism can have on regional planning processes.
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- 31 Aug 2020
- 01 Mar 2021
- 30 Aug 2021
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- apply and challenge the objectives and theories of planning at a regional level
- critically demonstrate skills and techniques for the practice of planning at a metropolitan and regional level
- validate the connection between regional planning and core social, environmental and economic issues
- use data, investigative capabilities and analytical skills to develop policies and implementation mechanisms.
- The nature of regional planning
- Regional Planning Theories
- Politics of regional planning
- Planning regions and economic development
- Regional planning and state strategic planning
- Regional planning and infrastructure provision
- Managing regional water systems
- Indigenous Australia, native title and regional planning
- Regional housing strategies
- An International Perspective
- Regional approach in bushfire managment
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- EquipmentDetails - Access to hardware: webcam, speakers and microphone Audio / Video Conferencing
- SoftwareDetails - Access to the internet Standard Media Web links Embedded multimedia
- OtherDetails - Admission to degree required / Entry Permission Required Online Assessment Printable format materials Resources & Links Audio/Video Streaming
Investigates the theories, processes and methods of regional planning and the links between theory and practice. Includes comparisons of regional spatial forms, city regions and plans, systems, agencies and legislation.
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- Conceptual essay (30%)
- Debate on Regional Planning (30%)
- Major Project (40%)
Textbooks are not required.
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