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How technology can bring real change to accelerate housing supply

By Guest / 27 Oct, 2023

This guest blog from our colleagues at Archistar takes a look at the way complex processes and regulations slow down property construction, contributing to Australia’s housing crisis. It goes on to look at how AI is being utilised to...

Moorabool? Where’s that? And how will it look in the future?
By Guest / 03 Aug, 2016

At .id, we love diversity and bright minds, so we were thrilled to have our second Year 10 student for a week of work experience. Today’s blog is brought to you by Skyla, who takes a look at her hometown of...

Using data to inform community engagement - Who do we REALLY need to plan for?
By Guest / 10 May, 2016

By Keith Davis, Manager Urban Design, City of Unley, South Australia.

Mornington Peninsula's population growth in the next 20 years
By Guest / 04 Aug, 2015

We were thrilled to host our first Year 10 work experience student. Not many teenagers express an interest in cities, towns and how they’re changing, so we were happy to share our knowledge and experience with...

Measuring employment series – the importance of FTE
By Guest / 20 Aug, 2013

Guest blog by Dr Peter Brain, Executive Director of National Economics. (National Institute of Economic and Industry Research)

Local food markets in Japan – what a great system
By Guest / 15 Aug, 2013

While we study populations, at .id we’re interested in all aspects of community life and how different communities organise certain aspects of their lives. While in Japan I’ve been watching the local food...

Does Australia need a smaller car?
By Guest / 04 Jul, 2013

One of our staff members, Andrew, is currently on Vacation in Japan, and has sent this thought provoking blog…

Population, planning and school provision: It's high time for Coburg
By Guest / 24 Jun, 2012

This blog is published on behalf of the High School for Coburg advocacy group. It shows how population forecasts can support community groups advocating for services in their area to suit the changing...

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