Are kids cycling a whole lot less?

A big drop in the number of children’s bicycles imported into Australia last year doesn’t mean large numbers of children are losing interest in cycling

Are kids cycling a whole lot less?

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Is selling public housing land to developers good policy?

The Victorian Government’s policy of inviting proposals from the private sector to redevelop outdated public housing estates is proving controversial

Is selling public housing land to developers good policy?


That was The week That was…

TW3 is a commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 27 August 2017 that bear on the delights and discontents of urbanism

That was The week That was…


Why don’t neighbours matter as much anymore?

We’re not as connected with our neighbours as previous generations were, mostly because we’re better off; we have greater mobility and more choice

Why don’t neighbours matter as much anymore?


Have young children lost the “right to roam”?

We often hear that the rise of helicopter parents prevents young children from roaming independently, to their detriment; sure, but there’s more to it

Have young children lost the “right to roam”?


That was The week That was…

TW3 is a commentary on stories bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism that were in the news over the week ending 20 August 2017

That was The week That was…


Is Melbourne’s liveability gong mostly bullshit?

The media and politicians continue to give it credibility but they know the EIU’s ‘world’s most liveable city’ gong has little bearing on the life of residents of Melbourne

Is Melbourne’s liveability gong mostly bullshit?