Associate Professor Nicole Gurran

PhD, University of Sydney; MURP, University of Sydney; BA, University of Sydney; Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, University of Sydney

G04 - Wilkinson Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 7729

Biographical details

Nicole Gurran is an urban planner and policy analyst whose research focuses on comparative land use planning systems and approaches to housing and ecological sustainability. She has been with the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning at the University of Sydney since 2002. Prior to this time she practiced as a planner in several state government roles, concerning local environmental plan making, environmental management, and housing policy.

Nicole’s is currently leading an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project on the impact of urban regulation on housing affordability in Australian cities and regions, funded to 2014. She has led or collaborated on several recent studies relating to planning and the housing system for the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, including ‘Affordable housing, urban renewal and planning’ (2011); ‘Quantifying planning system performance and Australia’s housing reform agenda’ (2011); ‘International Practice in Planning for Affordable Housing’; and ‘Planning, Government Charges, and the Cost of Land and Housing’ (2008/9). Other AHURI projects she has collaborated on include ‘Innovations in Affordable Housing Provision’; ‘Housing Policy and Sustainable Urban Development’ and ‘Boarding Houses and Government Supply Side Intervention’. She has also led a series of studies for the National Sea Change Taskforce on the social and environmental impacts of lifestyle migration to coastal areas, including responses to housing affordability problems in rapidly growing peri and non metropolitan communities. Her book Australian Urban Land Use Planning; Principles Systems and Practice, now in its second edition (SUP, 2011) explains and compares planning systems and policies in Australia, and includes detailed coverage of planning approaches for delivering diverse and affordable housing supply.

Nicole is on the executive board of the International Urban Planning and Environment Association (UPE) and on the editorial board of the journal Urban Policy and Research (Taylor and Francis).

She teaches core urban planning and housing subjects at post graduate level, and undertakes post graduate and doctoral research supervision.

Nicole is Co-Chair of the 10th International Urban Planning and Environment Association Symposium, held at the University of Sydney in July 2012 – see www.upe10.org.

Professional Experience

(selected chief investigator roles, 2006-2012)

2011-2014 | ‘Measuring the impact of urban regulation on housing affordability in Australian cities and regions’ ARC DP (Lead CI)

2011 | “Planning for climate change adaptation in coastal Australia: State of practice” (National Sea Change Task Force)

2011 | ‘Affordable housing, urban renewal, and planning’ Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) (with Bill Randolph, Gethin Davies and Simon Pinnegar)

2011 | ‘Quantifying planning system performance and the national housing reform agenda: An Investigative Panel’ AHURI (with Peter Phibbs)

2011 | University of Sydney Brown Fellowship

2007-09 | “Planning, government charges, and the costs of land and housing” AHURI (with Bill Randolph and Kristian Ruming)

2006 – 08 | “Planning for Climate Change in Coastal Communities” “Best Practice Models of Planning for Sea Change Communities” (National Sea Change Taskforce)

2006-08 | “International Practice in Planning for Affordable Housing: Lessons for Australia” AHURI

Teaching and supervision

  • Planning Procedures
  • History and Theory in Urban Planning
  • Planning Research Report
  • Planning Research Dissertation
  • Housing Policy and Assistance (offered on a biannual basis)
  • Housing and Urban and Regional Development (offered on a biannual basis)

Selected grants

2014

  • Subsidising the supply of affordable rental housing: an international comparison; Rowley S, Phibbs P, Gurran N, Ong R, James A, Gilbert C, Whitehead C, Been V; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Ltd/National Housing Research Program.
  • Housing markets, economic productivity, and risk: International evidence and policy implications for Australia; Gurran N, Phibbs P, Maginn P, Goodman R, Atalay K, Yates J, Berry M, Whitehead C, Belsky E, Norris M, Gilbert C; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Ltd/National Housing Research Program.
  • A new low cost home ownership model for Australia using a CLT framework; Gurran N, Crabtree L; Multicultural Development Association/Strategic Partnership Grant.
  • International urban planning and housing research platform: University of Sydney; University College London and the University of Hong Kong; Gurran N, Gallent N, Chiu R; DVC International/IPDF Grant.

2013

  • Cost effectiveness and tenant outcomes in social housing; Phibbs P, Pawson H, Gurran N; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Ltd/National Housing Research Program.

2012

  • The Sydney Network on Climate Change and Society; McCalman I, Schlosberg D, Bashford A, Probyn E, Allon F, Giles P, Smith V, Marks P, Celermajer D, Mikler J, Chester L, Gurran N, Shrestha K, Lyster R, McManus P, Pritchard W, Neilson J, Byrne M, Wright C, de Berigny Wall C; DVC Research/Research Network Scheme (SyReNS).

2011

  • Measuring the impact of urban regulation on housing affordability in Australian cities and regions; Gurran N, Rowley S, Peters A, MacDonald H, Phibbs P; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • Quantifying planning system performance and the national housing reform agenda: An Investigative Panel; Gurran N; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Ltd/Research Funding Scheme.
  • Affordable Housing, Urban Renewal and Planning; Gurran N; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Ltd/Research Funding Scheme.
  • Planning for climate change adaptation in coastal Australia: State of Practice; Gurran N; National Sea Change Taskforce Inc./Research Support.
  • How do Australian cities and regions plan for social equity and environmental sustainability?; Gurran N; DVC Research/Brown Fellowships.

2008

  • Innovations in the Provision of Affordable Housing; Lawson J, Milligan V, Gurran N, Fagan K; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Ltd/Research Support.
  • The housing affordability impacts of local government building controls, state government charges and other regulations (also known as Planning, government charges and the costs of land and housing); Rindani A, Gurran N; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Ltd/Research Support.

2007

  • Australian Urban Land Use Planning Policy Monitor; Gurran N; University of Sydney/Early Career Researcher.
  • Meeting the Sea Change Challenge: Best Practice Models of Local and Regional Planning for Sea Change Communities - Stage Three; Gurran N, Stokes A; Sea Change Taskforce Secretariat/Research Grant.

2006

  • International practice in planning for affordable housing: Lessons for Australia; Gurran N, Milligan V, Blakely E; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Ltd/AHURI Project Grants.

2004

  • Meeting the Sea Change Challenge: Best practice Models of Local and Regional Planning for Sea Change Communities; Natoli J, Gurran N; Maroochydore Council/BLO Project.

2002

  • Housing Policy & sustainable urban development: Evaluating the use of local housing strategies in QLD,NSW and Vic.; Gurran N, MacDonald V; AHURI/BLO Project.

Selected publications & creative works

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Books

  • Gurran, N. (2011). Australian urban land use planning - Principles, systems and practice. Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Gurran, N. (2007). Australian urban land use planning: introducing statutory planning practice in New South Wales. Sydney: Sydney University Press.

Book Chapters

  • Gurran, N., Norman, B., Hamin, E. (2012). Population Growth and Change in Non-Metropolitan Coastal Australia. In Robin Ganser and Rocky Piro (Eds.), Parallel Patterns of Shrinking Cities and Urban Growth, (pp. 165-184). Surrey, United Kingdom: Ashgate.
  • Hamin, E., Gurran, N. (2012). Space for Adapting: Reconciling Adaptation and Mitigation in Local Climate Change Plans. In Otto-Zimmermann, Konrad (Eds.), Resilient Cities 2, (pp. 317-324). Dordrecht: Springer.
  • Gurran, N., Hamin, E., Norman, B. (2011). Climate change mitigation, adaptation and local planning. In Nicole Gurran (Eds.), Australian urban land use planning - Principles, systems and practice, (pp. 237-249). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Gurran, N. (2011). Development control and environmental assessment in NSW. In Nicole Gurran (Eds.), Australian urban land use planning - Principles, systems and practice, (pp. 183-213). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Gurran, N. (2011). Intergovernmental responsibilities for the environment and land use planning in Australia. In Nicole Gurran (Eds.), Australian urban land use planning - Principles, systems and practice, (pp. 105-124). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Gurran, N. (2011). Migracion residencial y transformacion social en las costas australianas (Lifestyle migration and the social transformation of Australia's coastal environments). In Tomás Mazón, Raquel Huete, Alejandro Mantecón (Eds.), Construir una nueva vida Los espacios del turismo y la migracion residencial (Building a new life. The areas of tourism and residential migration), (pp. 103-128). Barcelona: Milrazones.
  • Gurran, N. (2011). Planning for housing supply, choice and affordability. In Nicole Gurran (Eds.), Australian urban land use planning - Principles, systems and practice, (pp. 251-272). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Gurran, N. (2011). Systems for plan-making, development assessment and planning appeals in the Australian states and territories. In Nicole Gurran (Eds.), Australian urban land use planning - Principles, systems and practice, (pp. 125-142). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Gurran, N. (2011). Thirty years of environmental planning in New South Wales. In Nicole Gurran (Eds.), Australian urban land use planning - Principles, systems and practice, (pp. 143-182). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2008). Planning for sustainable change: a review of Australian local planning schemes. In Gilmour T & Blakely EJ with Pizarro RE (Eds.), Dialogues in Urban Planning: Towards Sustainable Regions, (pp. 129-152). Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Foran, B., Gurran, N. (2008). Population. In David Lindenmayer,Stephen Dovers, Molly Harriss Olson and Steve Morton (Eds.), Ten commitments : reshaping the lucky country's environment, (pp. 169-177). Collingwood Australia: CSIRO Publishing.
  • Norman, B., Dalton, T., Wood, G., Berry, M., Gurran, N., Spiller, M. (2007). Sustainable Urban Land Management. In R Atkinson, T Dalton, B Norman and Wood G. (Eds.), Urban 45: New Ideas for Australia's Cities, (pp. 9-11). Melbourne: RMIT.

Journals

  • Gurran, N., Norman, B., Hamin, E. (2013). Climate change adaptation in coastal Australia: An audit of planning practice. Ocean and Coastal Management, 86, 100-109. [More Information]
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2013). Housing supply and urban planning reform: The recent Australian experience, 2003-2012. International Journal of Housing Policy, 13(4), 381-407. [More Information]
  • Davidson, G., Gurran, N., Van den Nouwelant, R., Pinnegar, S., William, R. (2012). Affordable Housing, Urban Renewal and Planning: Emerging Practice in Queensland, South Australia and New South Wales. AHURI Final Report - Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, (195), 1-122.
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P., Bramley, G., Gilbert, C., Austin, P. (2012). Quantifying Planning System Performance and Australia's Housing Reform Agenda: An Investigative Panel. AHURI Final Report - Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, (191), 1-125.
  • Ruming, K., Gurran, N., Randolph, B. (2011). Housing Affordability and Development Contributions: New Perspectives from Industry and Local Government in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. Urban Policy and Research, 29(3), 257-274. [More Information]
  • Gurran, N., Whitehead, C. (2011). Planning and Affordable Housing in Australia and the UK: A Comparative Perspective. Housing Studies, 26(7-8), 1193-1214.
  • Bugg, L., Gurran, N. (2011). Urban Planning Process and Discourses in the Refusal of Islamic Schools in Sydney, Australia. Australian Planner, 48(4), 281-291. [More Information]
  • Gurran, N., Ruming, K., Randolph, B. (2010). How do planning requirements impact housing costs and the development process? AHURI Research and Policy Bulletin, (125).
  • Gurran, N., Ruming, K., Randolph, B. (2009). Counting the costs: planning requirements, infrastructure contributions, and residential development in Australia. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), 140, 9-110.
  • Milligan, V., Phibbs, P., Gurran, N., Lawson,, J., Phillips, R. (2009). Growth and innovation in affordable housing in Australia: the role of not-for-profit providers. AHURI Research and Policy Bulletin, 119, 1-4.
  • Milligan, V., Gurran, N., Lawson, J., Phibbs, P., Phillips, R. (2009). Innovation in affordable housing in Australia: Bringing policy and practice for not-for-profit housing organisations together. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), Report No. 134, 1-185.
  • Hamin, E., Gurran, N. (2009). Urban form and climate change: Balancing adaptation and mitigation in the U.S. and Australia. Habitat International, 33(3), 238-245. [More Information]
  • Gurran, N. (2008). Affordable Housing: A Dilemma for Metropolitan Planning? Urban Policy and Research, 26(1), 101-110. [More Information]
  • Gurran, N. (2008). Book Review 'Talking about Sydney'. Urban Policy and Research, 26(2), 229-231.
  • Gurran, N., Milligan, V., Baker, D., Bugg, L., Christensen, S. (2008). New directions in planning for affordable housing: Australian and international evidence and implications. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), (120), 1-144.
  • Gurran, N., Ruming, K., Randolph, B., Quintal, D. (2008). Planning, government charges, and the costs of land and housing. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute AHURI Positioning Paper Series, (109), 1-85.
  • Gurran, N. (2008). The Turning Tide: Amenity Migration in Coastal Australia. International Planning Studies, 13(4), 391-414.
  • Gurran, N., Blakely, E., Squires, C. (2007). Governance responses to rapid growth in environmentally sensitive areas of coastal Australia. Coastal Management, 35(4), 445-465. [More Information]
  • Gurran, N. (2007). International Practice in planning for affordable housing. Australian Planner, 44(4), 18-19.
  • Gurran, N., Milligan, V., Baker, D., Bugg, L. (2007). International practice in planning for affordable housing: lessons for Australia. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute AHURI Positioning Paper Series, 99(1), 1-90.
  • Gurran, N., Blakely, E. (2007). Suffer a Sea Change? Contrasting perspectives towards urban policy and migration in coastal Australia. Australian Geographer, 38(1), 113-131.
  • Gurran, N. (2006). Book Review: Vortex Cities to Sustainable Cities. Urban Policy and Research, 24(3), 424-427.
  • Jacobs, K., Natalier, K., Slatter, M., Berry, M., Stoakes, A., Seelig, T., Hutchison, H., Grieve, S., Phibbs, P., Gurran, N. (2005). A review of private rental support programs. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), 86, 1-59.
  • Milligan, V., Phibbs, P., Fagan, K., Gurran, N. (2005). Issue 51: Not for Profit Affordable Housing - The Australian Experience. AHURI Research and Policy Bulletin, 51.
  • Gurran, N. (2005). Planning at the conservation frontier. Australian Planner, 42(1), 31-38.
  • Gurran, N., Squires, C., Blakely, E. (2005). Planning for Sea Change in Coastal Australia. Australian Planner, 42(4), 10-11.
  • Greenhalgh, E., Minnery, J., Miller, A., Gurran, N., Jacobs, K. (2004). Boarding houses and government supply-side intervention. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute AHURI Positioning Paper Series, 067, 1-56.
  • Greenhalgh, E., Miller, A., Minnery, J., Gurran, N., Jacobs, K., Phibbs, P. (2004). Boarding Houses and Supply – Side Intervention. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), 54, 1-67.
  • Gurran, N. (2004). Book Review: Towards Cosmopolis. Urban Policy and Research, 22(4), 495-503.
  • Gurran, N. (2003). Housing Locally: Positioning Australian Local Government housing for a New Century. Urban Policy and Research, 21(4), 393-412.

Conferences

  • Ruming, K., Maginn, P., Gurran, N. (2013). Converging visions? The case of contemporary Australian metropolitan planning. 10th International Planning and Environment Symposium, Sydney: ICMS Pty Ltd.
  • Bhattarai, A., Gurran, N. (2013). Cultural influence on ecological footprint: A case study of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. 11th International Congress of the Asian Planning Schools Association (APSA 2011), Tokyo, Japan: Asian Planning Schools Association.
  • Bhattarai, A., Gurran, N. (2011). Culture, Cities and Environment: An eco-footprint study of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. World Planning Schools Congress 2011 (WPSC 2011), Perth, Australia: University of Western Australia.
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2011). Learning from the Australian Urban Land Use Planning Monitor. 2010 Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools ANZAPS 2010, Christchurch, New Zealand: ANZAPS.
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2011). Measuring Australian planning: A new index of local controls for environmental performance and housing. World Planning Schools Congress 2011 (WPSC 2011), Perth, Australia: University of Western Australia.
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2011). Measuring planning system performance: the case of hosuing supply and affordability. State of Australian Cities (SOAC) Conference 2011.
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2010). Measuring regulatory difference: findings from the first national survey of local planning control in Australia. 2010 Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Minneapolis: ACSP.
  • Austin, P., Gurran, N., Whitehead, C. (2010). Planning and affordable housing:diverse approaches from a common starting point? The Experience of Australia, New Zealand and the UK. CCHPR Conference 2010, Cambridge UK: Cambridge Centre for housing and Planning Research.
  • Gurran, N. (2010). Planning for coastal resilience: Issues and Emerging Practice. Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law (ACCEL) conference, Sydney: Sydney Law School.
  • Ruming, K., Gurran, N., Randolph, B. (2010). Size does matter!: Negotiating development levies and infrastructure charges tied to development in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. 4th Housing Researchers Conference (APNHR 2009), Sydney, Australia: City Futures Research Centre, University of New South Wales.
  • Gurran, N., Ruming, K., Randolph, B. (2009). Does planning make housing unaffordable? State of Australian Cities, Perth: Australian Sustainable Cities Research Network.
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2009). Planning for sustainable cities and regions: an audit of local environmental plans in NSW. State of Australian Cities, Perth: Australian Sustainable Cities Research Network.
  • Gurran, N. (2007). Academy of Science, Fenner Conference on the Environment: Water, Population and Australia's Urban Future. Fenner Conference on the Environment: Water, Populationa and Australia's Urban Future 2007, Canberra, online url: Australian Academy of Science.
  • Gurran, N., Milligan, V. (2007). Planning for Affordable Housing in Australia's Metropolitan Regions. State of Australian Cities National Conference 2007, Adeliade: SOAC 2007.
  • Bhattarai Upadhyay, V., Gurran, N. (2007). Where do the cities in the poorest countries stand? A cultural approach to phenomenon called 'world city'. The 7th International Conference on Urban planning and Environment UPE 7, Thailand: Faculty of Architecure, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Beatley, T., Gurran, N. (2005). Coastal Management in Australia and the US: Comparative Analysis and Planning Implications. Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Conference, United States: Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning.
  • Squires, C., Gurran, N. (2005). Planning for affordable housing in coastal Sea Change communities. National Housing Conference, Perth: Department of Housing & Works Western Australia.
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2004). Indigenous Interests And Planning Education: Models From Australia, New Zealand And North America. Australian and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools (ANZAPS) Conference 2004. Association Historique Internationale de l'Ocan Indien.
  • Gurran, N. (2004). Integrating Local People And National Parks In Rural Australia: Community Involvement And Support For Conservation. The 9th ISSRM, Italy: Carlo Delfino.
  • Gurran, N. (2003). Housing and Sustainable Urban Development: Evaluating Local Housing Strategies in NSW, Queensland and Victoria. Planning Institute of Australia National Conference, Australia: Planning Institute of Australia.
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2003). Reconciling indigenous and non indigenous land management concepts in planning curricula. Australian and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools (ANZAPS) Conference, Auckland: The Department of Planning, The University of Auckland.
  • Gurran, N. (2002). Crossing the Boundaries: Conservation and Settlement Planning in National Park Communities of NSW Australia. 2002 Conference for the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, United States: Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning.
  • Gurran, N. (2002). for environmental stewardship in NSW World Heritage Areas. Planning Institute of Australia Conference NSW Division, Australia: Planning Institute of Australia.
  • Gurran, N. (2002). Planning at the Conservation Frontier: National Parks and Neighbouring Communities in New South Wales. Joint Conference for the Royal Australian Planning Institute and the New Zealand Planning Institute Congress, Australia: Royal Australian Planning Institute Inc.
  • Phibbs, P., Gurran, N., Mead, M. (2002). Reconnecting theory and practice in planning education: Surveys of planning graduates and their employers. Australia and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools (ANZAPS) Conference, Australia: Australian and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools.
  • Gurran, N. (2002). Sustaining Human and Ecological Territories. Fifth Symposium of the International Urban Planning and Environment (IUPE) Association, UK: International Urban Planning and Environment (IUPE) Association.

Other Works

  • Milligan, V., Phibbs, P., Gurran, N., Fagan, K. (2007). Approaches to Evaluation of Affordable Housing Initiatives in Australia, July 2007, (pp. 1 - 94). Sydney, Australia: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI).
  • Gurran, N., Squires, C., Blakely, E. (2006). Meeting the Sea Change Challenge: Best Practice Models of Local and Regional Planning for Sea Change Communities. Meeting the Sea Change Challenge: Best Practice Models of Local and Regional Planning for Sea Change, Sydney, Australia: National Sea Change Taskforce Inc..
  • Gurran, N., Squires, C., Blakely, E. (2005). Meeting the Sea Change Challenge: Sea Change Communities in Coastal Australia, (pp. 1 - 61). Sydney, Australia: Faculty of Architecture, University of Sydney.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Gurran, N. (2010). Yes to housing affordability, but don't take my home. The Punch.
  • Gurran, N. (2007). Chance to pave future path. Courier Mail.
  • Gurran, N. (2007). Cheaper homes often come at a high price. Sydney Morning Herald.
  • Gurran, N. (2007). Someone has to pay the price. Blacktown Advocate.
  • Jacobs, K., Natalier, K., Slatter, M., Berry, M., Stoakes, A., Hutchison, H., Grieve, S., Phibbs, P., Gurran, N. (2006). How Effective Are Private Rental Support Programs. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Research and Policy Bulletin.
  • Gurran, N. (2004). Local Governments and Housing. Australian Housing and Urban Research Research and Policy Bulletin.
  • Gurran, N. (2003). Local Governments and Housing. Community Housing Forum.

Report

  • Milligan, V., Phibbs, P., Fagan, K., Gurran, N. (2004). A Practical Framework for Expanding Affordable Housing Services in Australia: Learning from Experience.
  • Rubbo, A., Gurran, N., Taussig-Rubbo, M., Hall, M. (2003). Participatory Urban Planning and Design.
  • Gurran, N. (2003). Policy and Sustainable Urban Development: Evaluating the Use of Local Housing Strategies in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.
  • Gurran, N. (2002). Housing Policy and Sustainable Urban Development: Evaluating the Use of Local Housing Strategies in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.
  • Gurran, N. (2002). Planning for Park Communities in New South Wales.
  • Gurran, N. (2001). Planning for Park Communities in New South Wales, Bundjalung National Park Survey of Local Residents.
  • Gurran, N. (2001). Planning for Park Communities in New South Wales, Dorrigo National Park Survey of Local Residents.

Other

  • Gurran, N. (2007), Planning without the greed. Opinion.

2013

  • Gurran, N., Norman, B., Hamin, E. (2013). Climate change adaptation in coastal Australia: An audit of planning practice. Ocean and Coastal Management, 86, 100-109. [More Information]
  • Ruming, K., Maginn, P., Gurran, N. (2013). Converging visions? The case of contemporary Australian metropolitan planning. 10th International Planning and Environment Symposium, Sydney: ICMS Pty Ltd.
  • Bhattarai, A., Gurran, N. (2013). Cultural influence on ecological footprint: A case study of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. 11th International Congress of the Asian Planning Schools Association (APSA 2011), Tokyo, Japan: Asian Planning Schools Association.
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2013). Housing supply and urban planning reform: The recent Australian experience, 2003-2012. International Journal of Housing Policy, 13(4), 381-407. [More Information]

2012

  • Davidson, G., Gurran, N., Van den Nouwelant, R., Pinnegar, S., William, R. (2012). Affordable Housing, Urban Renewal and Planning: Emerging Practice in Queensland, South Australia and New South Wales. AHURI Final Report - Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, (195), 1-122.
  • Gurran, N., Norman, B., Hamin, E. (2012). Population Growth and Change in Non-Metropolitan Coastal Australia. In Robin Ganser and Rocky Piro (Eds.), Parallel Patterns of Shrinking Cities and Urban Growth, (pp. 165-184). Surrey, United Kingdom: Ashgate.
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P., Bramley, G., Gilbert, C., Austin, P. (2012). Quantifying Planning System Performance and Australia's Housing Reform Agenda: An Investigative Panel. AHURI Final Report - Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, (191), 1-125.
  • Hamin, E., Gurran, N. (2012). Space for Adapting: Reconciling Adaptation and Mitigation in Local Climate Change Plans. In Otto-Zimmermann, Konrad (Eds.), Resilient Cities 2, (pp. 317-324). Dordrecht: Springer.

2011

  • Gurran, N. (2011). Australian urban land use planning - Principles, systems and practice. Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Gurran, N., Hamin, E., Norman, B. (2011). Climate change mitigation, adaptation and local planning. In Nicole Gurran (Eds.), Australian urban land use planning - Principles, systems and practice, (pp. 237-249). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Bhattarai, A., Gurran, N. (2011). Culture, Cities and Environment: An eco-footprint study of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. World Planning Schools Congress 2011 (WPSC 2011), Perth, Australia: University of Western Australia.
  • Gurran, N. (2011). Development control and environmental assessment in NSW. In Nicole Gurran (Eds.), Australian urban land use planning - Principles, systems and practice, (pp. 183-213). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Ruming, K., Gurran, N., Randolph, B. (2011). Housing Affordability and Development Contributions: New Perspectives from Industry and Local Government in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. Urban Policy and Research, 29(3), 257-274. [More Information]
  • Gurran, N. (2011). Intergovernmental responsibilities for the environment and land use planning in Australia. In Nicole Gurran (Eds.), Australian urban land use planning - Principles, systems and practice, (pp. 105-124). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2011). Learning from the Australian Urban Land Use Planning Monitor. 2010 Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools ANZAPS 2010, Christchurch, New Zealand: ANZAPS.
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2011). Measuring Australian planning: A new index of local controls for environmental performance and housing. World Planning Schools Congress 2011 (WPSC 2011), Perth, Australia: University of Western Australia.
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2011). Measuring planning system performance: the case of hosuing supply and affordability. State of Australian Cities (SOAC) Conference 2011.
  • Gurran, N. (2011). Migracion residencial y transformacion social en las costas australianas (Lifestyle migration and the social transformation of Australia's coastal environments). In Tomás Mazón, Raquel Huete, Alejandro Mantecón (Eds.), Construir una nueva vida Los espacios del turismo y la migracion residencial (Building a new life. The areas of tourism and residential migration), (pp. 103-128). Barcelona: Milrazones.
  • Gurran, N., Whitehead, C. (2011). Planning and Affordable Housing in Australia and the UK: A Comparative Perspective. Housing Studies, 26(7-8), 1193-1214.
  • Gurran, N., Norman, B., Gilbert, C., Hamin, E. (2011), Planning for climate change adaptation in Coastal Australia: State of practice. , , , 5-83.
  • Gurran, N. (2011). Planning for housing supply, choice and affordability. In Nicole Gurran (Eds.), Australian urban land use planning - Principles, systems and practice, (pp. 251-272). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Gurran, N. (2011). Systems for plan-making, development assessment and planning appeals in the Australian states and territories. In Nicole Gurran (Eds.), Australian urban land use planning - Principles, systems and practice, (pp. 125-142). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Gurran, N. (2011). Thirty years of environmental planning in New South Wales. In Nicole Gurran (Eds.), Australian urban land use planning - Principles, systems and practice, (pp. 143-182). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Bugg, L., Gurran, N. (2011). Urban Planning Process and Discourses in the Refusal of Islamic Schools in Sydney, Australia. Australian Planner, 48(4), 281-291. [More Information]

2010

  • Gurran, N., Ruming, K., Randolph, B. (2010). How do planning requirements impact housing costs and the development process? AHURI Research and Policy Bulletin, (125).
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2010). Measuring regulatory difference: findings from the first national survey of local planning control in Australia. 2010 Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Minneapolis: ACSP.
  • Austin, P., Gurran, N., Whitehead, C. (2010). Planning and affordable housing:diverse approaches from a common starting point? The Experience of Australia, New Zealand and the UK. CCHPR Conference 2010, Cambridge UK: Cambridge Centre for housing and Planning Research.
  • Gurran, N. (2010). Planning for coastal resilience: Issues and Emerging Practice. Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law (ACCEL) conference, Sydney: Sydney Law School.
  • Ruming, K., Gurran, N., Randolph, B. (2010). Size does matter!: Negotiating development levies and infrastructure charges tied to development in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. 4th Housing Researchers Conference (APNHR 2009), Sydney, Australia: City Futures Research Centre, University of New South Wales.
  • Gurran, N. (2010). Yes to housing affordability, but don't take my home. The Punch.

2009

  • Gurran, N., Ruming, K., Randolph, B. (2009). Counting the costs: planning requirements, infrastructure contributions, and residential development in Australia. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), 140, 9-110.
  • Gurran, N., Ruming, K., Randolph, B. (2009). Does planning make housing unaffordable? State of Australian Cities, Perth: Australian Sustainable Cities Research Network.
  • Milligan, V., Phibbs, P., Gurran, N., Lawson,, J., Phillips, R. (2009). Growth and innovation in affordable housing in Australia: the role of not-for-profit providers. AHURI Research and Policy Bulletin, 119, 1-4.
  • Milligan, V., Gurran, N., Lawson, J., Phibbs, P., Phillips, R. (2009). Innovation in affordable housing in Australia: Bringing policy and practice for not-for-profit housing organisations together. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), Report No. 134, 1-185.
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2009). Planning for sustainable cities and regions: an audit of local environmental plans in NSW. State of Australian Cities, Perth: Australian Sustainable Cities Research Network.
  • Hamin, E., Gurran, N. (2009). Urban form and climate change: Balancing adaptation and mitigation in the U.S. and Australia. Habitat International, 33(3), 238-245. [More Information]

2008

  • Gurran, N. (2008). Affordable Housing: A Dilemma for Metropolitan Planning? Urban Policy and Research, 26(1), 101-110. [More Information]
  • Gurran, N. (2008). Book Review 'Talking about Sydney'. Urban Policy and Research, 26(2), 229-231.
  • Gurran, N., Milligan, V., Baker, D., Bugg, L., Christensen, S. (2008). New directions in planning for affordable housing: Australian and international evidence and implications. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), (120), 1-144.
  • Gurran, N., Norman, B., Gleeson, B. (2008), Planning Education Discussion Paper. , , , 10-55.
  • Gurran, N., Hamin, E., Norman, B. (2008), Planning for climate change: Leading Practice Principles and Models for Sea Change Communities in Coastal Australia. , , , 4-65.
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2008). Planning for sustainable change: a review of Australian local planning schemes. In Gilmour T & Blakely EJ with Pizarro RE (Eds.), Dialogues in Urban Planning: Towards Sustainable Regions, (pp. 129-152). Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Gurran, N., Ruming, K., Randolph, B., Quintal, D. (2008). Planning, government charges, and the costs of land and housing. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute AHURI Positioning Paper Series, (109), 1-85.
  • Foran, B., Gurran, N. (2008). Population. In David Lindenmayer,Stephen Dovers, Molly Harriss Olson and Steve Morton (Eds.), Ten commitments : reshaping the lucky country's environment, (pp. 169-177). Collingwood Australia: CSIRO Publishing.
  • Gurran, N. (2008). The Turning Tide: Amenity Migration in Coastal Australia. International Planning Studies, 13(4), 391-414.

2007

  • Milligan, V., Phibbs, P., Gurran, N., Fagan, K. (2007). Approaches to Evaluation of Affordable Housing Initiatives in Australia, July 2007, (pp. 1 - 94). Sydney, Australia: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI).
  • Gurran, N. (2007). Academy of Science, Fenner Conference on the Environment: Water, Population and Australia's Urban Future. Fenner Conference on the Environment: Water, Populationa and Australia's Urban Future 2007, Canberra, online url: Australian Academy of Science.
  • Gurran, N. (2007). Australian urban land use planning: introducing statutory planning practice in New South Wales. Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Gurran, N. (2007). Chance to pave future path. Courier Mail.
  • Gurran, N. (2007). Cheaper homes often come at a high price. Sydney Morning Herald.
  • Gurran, N., Blakely, E., Squires, C. (2007). Governance responses to rapid growth in environmentally sensitive areas of coastal Australia. Coastal Management, 35(4), 445-465. [More Information]
  • Gurran, N. (2007). International Practice in planning for affordable housing. Australian Planner, 44(4), 18-19.
  • Gurran, N., Milligan, V., Baker, D., Bugg, L. (2007). International practice in planning for affordable housing: lessons for Australia. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute AHURI Positioning Paper Series, 99(1), 1-90.
  • Gurran, N., Milligan, V. (2007). Planning for Affordable Housing in Australia's Metropolitan Regions. State of Australian Cities National Conference 2007, Adeliade: SOAC 2007.
  • Gurran, N. (2007), Planning without the greed. Opinion.
  • Gurran, N. (2007). Someone has to pay the price. Blacktown Advocate.
  • Gurran, N., Blakely, E. (2007). Suffer a Sea Change? Contrasting perspectives towards urban policy and migration in coastal Australia. Australian Geographer, 38(1), 113-131.
  • Norman, B., Dalton, T., Wood, G., Berry, M., Gurran, N., Spiller, M. (2007). Sustainable Urban Land Management. In R Atkinson, T Dalton, B Norman and Wood G. (Eds.), Urban 45: New Ideas for Australia's Cities, (pp. 9-11). Melbourne: RMIT.
  • Bhattarai Upadhyay, V., Gurran, N. (2007). Where do the cities in the poorest countries stand? A cultural approach to phenomenon called 'world city'. The 7th International Conference on Urban planning and Environment UPE 7, Thailand: Faculty of Architecure, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand.

2006

  • Gurran, N. (2006). Book Review: Vortex Cities to Sustainable Cities. Urban Policy and Research, 24(3), 424-427.
  • Jacobs, K., Natalier, K., Slatter, M., Berry, M., Stoakes, A., Hutchison, H., Grieve, S., Phibbs, P., Gurran, N. (2006). How Effective Are Private Rental Support Programs. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Research and Policy Bulletin.
  • Gurran, N., Squires, C., Blakely, E. (2006). Meeting the Sea Change Challenge: Best Practice Models of Local and Regional Planning for Sea Change Communities. Meeting the Sea Change Challenge: Best Practice Models of Local and Regional Planning for Sea Change, Sydney, Australia: National Sea Change Taskforce Inc..

2005

  • Gurran, N., Squires, C., Blakely, E. (2005). Meeting the Sea Change Challenge: Sea Change Communities in Coastal Australia, (pp. 1 - 61). Sydney, Australia: Faculty of Architecture, University of Sydney.
  • Jacobs, K., Natalier, K., Slatter, M., Berry, M., Stoakes, A., Seelig, T., Hutchison, H., Grieve, S., Phibbs, P., Gurran, N. (2005). A review of private rental support programs. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), 86, 1-59.
  • Beatley, T., Gurran, N. (2005). Coastal Management in Australia and the US: Comparative Analysis and Planning Implications. Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Conference, United States: Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning.
  • Milligan, V., Phibbs, P., Fagan, K., Gurran, N. (2005). Issue 51: Not for Profit Affordable Housing - The Australian Experience. AHURI Research and Policy Bulletin, 51.
  • Gurran, N. (2005). Planning at the conservation frontier. Australian Planner, 42(1), 31-38.
  • Squires, C., Gurran, N. (2005). Planning for affordable housing in coastal Sea Change communities. National Housing Conference, Perth: Department of Housing & Works Western Australia.
  • Gurran, N., Squires, C., Blakely, E. (2005). Planning for Sea Change in Coastal Australia. Australian Planner, 42(4), 10-11.

2004

  • Milligan, V., Phibbs, P., Fagan, K., Gurran, N. (2004). A Practical Framework for Expanding Affordable Housing Services in Australia: Learning from Experience.
  • Greenhalgh, E., Minnery, J., Miller, A., Gurran, N., Jacobs, K. (2004). Boarding houses and government supply-side intervention. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute AHURI Positioning Paper Series, 067, 1-56.
  • Greenhalgh, E., Miller, A., Minnery, J., Gurran, N., Jacobs, K., Phibbs, P. (2004). Boarding Houses and Supply – Side Intervention. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), 54, 1-67.
  • Gurran, N. (2004). Book Review: Towards Cosmopolis. Urban Policy and Research, 22(4), 495-503.
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2004). Indigenous Interests And Planning Education: Models From Australia, New Zealand And North America. Australian and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools (ANZAPS) Conference 2004. Association Historique Internationale de l'Ocan Indien.
  • Gurran, N. (2004). Integrating Local People And National Parks In Rural Australia: Community Involvement And Support For Conservation. The 9th ISSRM, Italy: Carlo Delfino.
  • Gurran, N. (2004). Local Governments and Housing. Australian Housing and Urban Research Research and Policy Bulletin.

2003

  • Gurran, N. (2003). Housing and Sustainable Urban Development: Evaluating Local Housing Strategies in NSW, Queensland and Victoria. Planning Institute of Australia National Conference, Australia: Planning Institute of Australia.
  • Gurran, N. (2003). Housing Locally: Positioning Australian Local Government housing for a New Century. Urban Policy and Research, 21(4), 393-412.
  • Gurran, N. (2003). Local Governments and Housing. Community Housing Forum.
  • Rubbo, A., Gurran, N., Taussig-Rubbo, M., Hall, M. (2003). Participatory Urban Planning and Design.
  • Gurran, N. (2003). Policy and Sustainable Urban Development: Evaluating the Use of Local Housing Strategies in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.
  • Gurran, N., Phibbs, P. (2003). Reconciling indigenous and non indigenous land management concepts in planning curricula. Australian and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools (ANZAPS) Conference, Auckland: The Department of Planning, The University of Auckland.

2002

  • Gurran, N. (2002). Crossing the Boundaries: Conservation and Settlement Planning in National Park Communities of NSW Australia. 2002 Conference for the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, United States: Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning.
  • Gurran, N. (2002). for environmental stewardship in NSW World Heritage Areas. Planning Institute of Australia Conference NSW Division, Australia: Planning Institute of Australia.
  • Gurran, N. (2002). Housing Policy and Sustainable Urban Development: Evaluating the Use of Local Housing Strategies in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.
  • Gurran, N. (2002). Planning at the Conservation Frontier: National Parks and Neighbouring Communities in New South Wales. Joint Conference for the Royal Australian Planning Institute and the New Zealand Planning Institute Congress, Australia: Royal Australian Planning Institute Inc.
  • Gurran, N. (2002). Planning for Park Communities in New South Wales.
  • Phibbs, P., Gurran, N., Mead, M. (2002). Reconnecting theory and practice in planning education: Surveys of planning graduates and their employers. Australia and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools (ANZAPS) Conference, Australia: Australian and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools.
  • Gurran, N. (2002). Sustaining Human and Ecological Territories. Fifth Symposium of the International Urban Planning and Environment (IUPE) Association, UK: International Urban Planning and Environment (IUPE) Association.

2001

  • Gurran, N. (2001). Planning for Park Communities in New South Wales, Bundjalung National Park Survey of Local Residents.
  • Gurran, N. (2001). Planning for Park Communities in New South Wales, Dorrigo National Park Survey of Local Residents.

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