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New green city initiative to turn concrete tide

7 November 2013

A new national initiative, which aims to increase urban green space by 20% by 2020, launched on the same day as a newly released report showing concerns that our urban green spaces are under threat. In attendance at the launch were key government, commercial development, horticulture and academic leaders within the urban green space sector who heard from: Josh Byrne, Environmental Scientist; Sacha Coles, Director of ASPECT Studio and Landscape Architect for The Goods Line; Dr Samantha Sharpe, Research Principal for the Institute for Sustainable Futures, UTS; Dr Sara Wilkinson, Associate Professor, School of the Built Environment, UTS; Warrick Johnson, Director of Operations for Brookfield Multiplex and Robert Prince, CEO for NGIA. [read full story]

7 November 2013