Deep in the heart of Brunswick, down by the Merry Creek, lies a market garden growing a remarkable secret crop. Owned until 2003 by Joe Garita, an Italian community builder and gardener, Joe and his family joyfully shared their passion...
A visualisation of a Refuge City street scene. Richard Weller/Julian Bolleter, Author provided
As active citizens, we must stop the onslaught of bad development that threatens our cities. I know there is a lot in that sentence: what is bad; what is the threat? But before I address...
Local governments will be forced by proposed changes to the Act that governs them to widen their consultation with the community. The move will be good news for teenagers who are often left out of the process, says Emily...
Despite evidence that urban life can affect mental health and even induce psychosis, no study has investigated whether specific features of urban neighbourhoods increase children's risk for psychotic symptoms, the research published in the Schizophrenia Bulletin in 2016 noted....
Are our cities planned in a way that supports the mental health of teenagers? Or does the way we design our cities have a negative impact on their happiness? Mental health is the top issue on the minds of young...