Home Truths: Are Planners Really to Blame for Our Housing Shortage

21 March 2013

Professor Peter Phibbs and Associate Professor Nicole Gurran, both from the Urban and Regional Planning and Policy discipline in the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning say that Sydney's transport woes are not a result of a bureaucratic and inefficient planning system.

In an article published on The Conversation - Australia's leading online university news and commentary website - they contend that the focus on reducing red tape is a red herring. They say that more needs to be done to invest political commitment and resources in infrastructure and affordable housing.

You can read their brief commentary on The Conversation and add your own thoughts and opinions in the comments.

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