Active Places

The ACT is one of few jurisdictions to successfully embed health supportive policy into planning. Elements of healthy living and creating environments that support active living are now supported through statutory requirements, with all new developments and redevelopment in the ACT  required to consider these principles. Rewording of zone objectives, elements, rules, and criteria gives … More Active Places

Megatrends Shaping Our Future

The Planning Institute of Australia’s advocacy document Through the lens: megatrends shaping our future considers what Australia could look like when it reaches a population of 50 million, having regard to current and emerging megatrends influencing our nation. Karen Wright Projects was proudly involved with this initiative as the primary author of Through the Lens. The report recognises that urban … More Megatrends Shaping Our Future

Active Transport

The recently released Active Travel Framework for the ACT outlines an ambitious vision for making Canberra Australia’s cycling capital and most walkable city. The framework will support the development of an integrated travel network and provide for better coordination in the planning and delivery of active transport initiatives. The release of the Active Travel Framework has … More Active Transport