From Ballarat to Bangkok: How can cross-sectorial partnerships around the Sustainable Development Goals accelerate urban liveability?

In a new article published in the Cities and Health Journal this month, co-authors Joana Correia, Project Development Manager with the Cities Programme, along with RMIT’s Professor Ralph Horne and other researchers from the Centre for Urban Research, explore the question, “How and in what way can the Sustainable Development Read more…

The International municipality community gears up for the implementation decade of the SDGs at the 6th UCLG Congress

The 6th UCLG Congress took place in Durban, South Africa between the 11-15 November, where 2,000 delegates including mayors, councillors, presidents of local associations and local and regional practitioners came together to renew the future of the international municipality movement and to discuss bottom-up continental and regional specific priorities, with Read more…

City Partnerships Challenge fosters partnerships between City of Newcastle and the University of Newcastle

A City of Newcastle led Taskforce through the City Partnerships Challenge, is working with Miromaa Language and Technology Centre to increase authentic local Aboriginal tourism products in the Newcastle local government area. The initiative aims to engender a deeper understanding of local Aboriginal history and culture with visitors and the Read more…