Habitat Report May 2021

By Dr Donnell Davis, NCWQ Habitat Adviser

NCWQ Urban Design UN-Habitat

In this report, I wish to share gems from local experience, federal budget & disability standards for housing, resident climate action and findings from the following:

  1. UN Secretary General speech on cities for positive transformation https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/04/1089942
  2. CSW65 outcomes: see the pdf report below
  3. Women’s roles in climate responsive cities (Action Aid). https://actionaid.org.au/
  4. Using lessons from Covid Cities for accelerating action for climate-sensitive-cities®
  5. ICLEI: net zero cities https://urban-leds.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/resources/guidance_and_tools/GCC_Handbook.pdf
  6. AHURI update – Australian cities research https://www.ahuri.edu.au/cities/research-themes/housing-and-urban-policy
  7. Privatising Cities (social housing, waterfronts, public spaces to private havens)
  8. Civic cities in Nomadic world https://www.nai010.com/en/publicaties/the-civic-city-in-a-nomadic-world-paperback/139143/

Download the PDF report here (1mb)


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