Text Protocol framework for urban design

TLF ID M013802

This is a rich resource about the Urban design protocol for Australian cities. The resource describes the protocol, including the aims, the five pillars on which it is founded, and how the protocol relates to the National urban policy goals and objectives of productivity, sustainability, liveability and governance. The resource includes a graphic illustrating the pillars and aims of the protocol. The graphic is linked to important further information in the National urban policy.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a valuable resource for the secondary geography curriculum. It is relevant for at least three content descriptions, in particular the content description referring to the role of governments and other organisations in improving human wellbeing in Australia. The Liveability section of the resource is particularly useful here. It provides information about designing places to facilitate mixed-income housing, support affordable living choices and support community wellbeing.
  • The resource is also relevant for the year 8 geography curriculum, specifically the content description about managing and planning Australia's urban future. The Productivity and Sustainability sections of the resource provide relevant information for this content description. This includes designing places to: improve labour and capital productivity; improve efficiency of urban infrastructure; and protect and sustain natural and built environments.
Year level

7; 8; 9; 10

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Commonwealth of Australia
  • Organization: Commonwealth of Australia
  • URL: http://www.australia.gov.au
  • Publisher
  • Name: Department of Infrastructure and Transport
  • Organization: Department of Infrastructure and Transport
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://www.infrastructure.gov.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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