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Inquiry into sustainable cities

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On Monday 12 September 2005, the House Standing Committee on Environment and Heritage tabled its report on the inquiry into sustainable cities entitled Sustainable Cities.

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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 9 chapters and 4 appendices.

Sustainable Cities

Preliminary pages (PDF 131KB)
Contents, Foreword, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations and List of Recommendations

Chapter 1 (PDF 87KB)
A Vision for Sustainable Cities

Chapter 2 (PDF 144KB)
Sustainability and Cities

Chapter 3 (PDF 166KB)
Governance and policy frameworks – developing a national approach

Chapter 4 (PDF 201KB)
Planning and settlement patterns

Chapter 5 (PDF 204KB)

Chapter 6 (PDF 176KB)

Chapter 7 (PDF 242KB)
Building design and management

Chapter 8 (PDF 172KB)

Chapter 9 (PDF 113KB)
Research and Feedback

Appendix A (PDF 61KB)
List of submissions

Appendix B (PDF 117KB)
List of exhibits

Appendix C (PDF 95KB)
List of public hearings

Appendix D (PDF 72KB)
Inspections and discussions

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