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AHURI on board with new Urban Policy Forum

AHURI Managing Director, Dr Michael Fotheringham has been appointed to the Commonwealth Government’s new Urban Policy Forum.

29 May 2023

The Forum, comprising experts from a range of policy, planning and building professions, was announced in the 2023–24 Federal Budget to assist the Government to develop a comprehensive National Urban Policy and to deliver expertise into the formulation of cities and urban policy.

I'm very pleased to be able to contribute to improved policy frameworks for our cities and suburbs, through this appointment to the Urban Policy Forum advising the Minister and Australian Government. I'm looking forward to working with the eminent and the excellent, to help guide positive policy settings shaping the places we live. - Dr. Michael Fotheringham, Managing Director, AHURI

AHURI's cities and urban research

Our Cities Research Program is underpinned by 12 key themes—nine that are prominent in Australian cities and urban policy, and a further three emerging themes that are relevant to a future cities policy agenda.