Earlwood is an unspoiled, hidden gem of Sydney that embraces the Greek culture, but is also a multicultural community. This suburb offers large blocks of land for residential or commercial development, unlike most of the surrounding suburbs, which makes it a rare commodity indeed. Inside the confines of Earlwood, you will find a small shopping precinct, plentiful parks and playgrounds, rare bushlands, and a beautiful cohesion of food, community, culture, trendy cafes, pizza bars, and natural beauty wrapped up in a setting that brings the old and the new together. Earlwood is often mistaken for being part of the Inner West, but the Cooks River, the natural boundary around its outer limits, makes that classification incorrect.
The investment opportunities for Barangaroo will attract people globally, nationally and locally. It will reassert Sydney’s position on a worldwide scale by making Sydney thrive and boost its tourism industry. This multifaceted site will bring a greater desire to come to Sydney’s central business district. Barangaroo is predicted to generate around $2 billion every year to contribute to the NSW economy. The estimated finishing date of the site will be around
PART A: Pyrmont is a bustling neighborhood with great restaurants, cafes, parks and beautiful gardens. The local government area is located in the City of Sydney and is an important part of the Darling Harbour region. Housing in Pyrmont is identified by high-density apartments, industrial high-rise buildings, affordable housing and heritage cottages. Pyrmont has a “land area of 27km per hectare” (City Of Sydney, 2014) with approximately 124 people living per hectare, showing evidence of urban consolidation and a large population in the city. The demographics of Pyrmont convey a multicultural and proficient civilization with the demographics conveying that only “39.5% residents are born in Australia” (Australian
The suburb of Pyrmont on the shores of Sydney Harbour has been transformed by the processes of urban renewal into a thriving cosmopolitan residential area, an efficient and sophisticated business centre, and a popular recreational and tourist hub. Through my own observation of the Pyrmont area, I have seen how the painstaking urban planning efforts for the area have come to fruition, and a focal point of the Harbour foreshore created as a result of this.
If you’ve never been to Wollstonecraft NSW, you are missing out on one of the best suburbs in Sydney. It’s a beautiful, nice and quiet suburb located next to the busier suburb of Crow’s Nest, but not so close to get caught up in that hectic lifestyle. Wollstonecraft has several properties that offer magnificent water views and the train and bus transport systems run on a frequent and convenient schedule. Unlike some North Sydney suburbs, this one offers ample parking. The combination of amenities and the lifestyle make Wollstonecraft high in demand, which makes it a bit more expensive than some of its surrounding suburbs. The locals who live here like it just the way it is.
Victoria 19,661 has built its economy on a wider range of resource base of timber, suitable climate, attractive landscape, cultural attractions, and a very well educated labour force and education. In addition, Victoria location off Interstate 4 and the great ocean road, and its proximity to the International-Melbourne Airport, give it market access that is more favourable than usual for a rural town.
Sydney, centrally located on the eastern coast, is Australia’s largest and most influential city. Its multicultural nature, advanced infrastructure, state of the art technologies, scale of foreign investment and architectural ingenuity not only make for a highly desired international tourist destination but are all compelling evidence to suggest that Sydney is in fact an established city of the developed world. As in any developed city, there are a myriad of urban dynamics of change at work that have, and will continue to evolve the morphology of the Australian metropolis.
One of several entry points to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns gives Aussie a sense of still being attached to a cosmopolitan centre while being a gateway to Queensland’s tropical north. A laid back ambience, partnered with a flair for the sophisticated, is what sets this city apart from others.
The major objectives were to improve the economic efficiency, social equity and environmental sustainability of Australia’s cities and Pyrmont-Ultimo was a targeted suburb for urban renewal. There were several areas that the program aimed to improve including housing, transport, public parks or open spaces and protection of the environment.
Drummoyne is full of green, leafy parks, fabulous schools, a massive shopping outlet, and offers an amazing café culture for its residents and the visitors that come here. The proximity to the City and accessibility to so much outdoor activities are definitely big selling points in Drummoyne. The Sydney Harbour and Parramatta River provide a beautiful backdrop to this vibrant neighbourhood. It’s brimming with history and historic houses like Federation homes, Edwardian architecture, and modern townhouses and apartment developments. Some of these dwellings are situated for optimal scenic water views. You can understand why this suburb is so desirable and why people flock here to live and visit.
With the population of 43,374 (2011 census) and growth rate increasing (average annual rate of 2.2%), Blacktown City is recognised to be the largest and one of the fastest growing in any Local Government Area in NSW. Anticipated to reach 500, 000 by the year 2031 from factors of urban sprawl, birth and migrants, the struggle to uphold Blacktown’s liveability is a crucial aspect in the demands of the futures security of individuals and the general publics ‘contentment which is also significant to sustain the expanding population. Effective management strategies that manage issues in relation to economics, environments and social aspects that ensure the advancements of economic prosperity, social stability, educational opportunities, cultural, entertainment and recreation possibilities must be put to plan so no consequences arise with the suspected increase of the population and managing urban sprawl.
In 2011, 20.7% of dwellings in Sydney were classified as high density. Australian cities are facing a number of challenges, including a significant growth in population, growing housing affordability crisis, a greater concern for environmental issues, transport and urban infrastructure.
Hello Mayor Batri, and fellow citizens. I’m Talia Johnson and I’m here on behalf of the entire Local Aboriginal Community. Musgrave Park Can Not be destroyed by property developers and their ‘aspiring plan’ to reinvent Brisbane. I know that amongst us today there are good people, and I know that there are property developers. And, I’ve got something to say to you Property Developers. Musgrave Park is not a patch of grass on a large block of land, it is a crucial part of my Indigenous Heritage. We need to consider not only the Indigenous significance of Musgrave Park Past, and Present, but we must look at the true importance of Brisbane’s Green Space.
The people of Beacon Hill are a group of friendly folks who have no qualms with saying hello when you pass them on the streets. Locals are often found taking morning walks along the lovely, leafy streetscapes of Beacon Hill. This northern Sydney suburb provides quick and easy access to the Northern Beaches, shopping, the key transport corridors, and some of the most stupendous and unbelievable views from Governor Phillip Lookout. The local people of Beacon Hill consider their little piece of paradise to be tranquil, with affordable houses, and nearby the beautiful bushlands. Many locals love being so close to the Northern Beaches, which gives them quick access to go and relax after a hard day of work.