Special Edition: Tiny Houses (Australian Planner)

The Australian Planner is the professional magazine for the planning industry in Australia. And a whole issue has been dedicated to Tiny Houses! This special issue highlights the divergent interest in tiny houses and the role they can play in Australian housing and urban policy. Opportunities, barriers and perceptions associated with this emerging typology are…

The report is out!

The summary report for the Tiny House Deep Dive held in October last year has been released. It is available on Q Shelter‘s home page. It is an excellent summary of the many discussions and ideas that came through during the workshop. The key recommendations are briefly outlined here: That a Tiny Homes Working Group…

Changes to EPBC Cost Recovery Fees

On 1 October 2016, new changes to the EPBC Act cost recovery fees came into effect. Cost recovery fees were introduced two years ago in line with the Australia Government’s Cost Recovery Guidelines which establishes that those who create the need for regulation should incur the costs, rather than the costs being borne by the…

Quote to inspire

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” ― Chinese proverb