House of Representatives Committees

House Standing Committee for Long Term Strategies

Inquiry into patterns of urban settlement

Report

On 10 September 1992, the Standing Committee for Long Term Strategies tabled its report on the inquiry into patterns of urban settlement entitled Patterns of urban settlement: Consolidating the future?

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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 8 chapters and 5 appendices.

Patterns of urban settlement: Consolidating the future?

Part A: Preliminary pages up to Chapter 4 (PDF 4838KB)
Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, Preface, Contents, Key Findings, Conclusions and Recommendations

Ch1: Introduction

Ch2: Factors which have influenced the development of urban Australia
Ch3: The urban impacts of economic and technological change
Ch4: Land availability and environmental constraints

Part B: Chapter 5 to Appendix 5 (end) (PDF 4895KB)

Ch5: Urban consolidation: changing urban form?
Ch6: Urban infrastructure?
Ch7: Taxation and other costs impeding urban change
Ch8: Overview - directions for the future

Appendix 1: Conduct of the inquiry
Appendix 2: List of submissions
Appendix 3: List of public hearings and witnesses
Appendix 4: The potential of increased residential densities to reduce demand for land
Appendix 5: Studies on the costs, savings and community benefits associated with urban consolidation

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