A social and economic process resulting in the demographic composition of an established urban place changing. Often associated with urban renewal in formerly disadvantaged urban areas, gentrification involves the displacement of lower income residents by higher income groups.
Greater Capital City Statistical Areas
A statistical geospatial concept designed by the ABS to provide a consistent boundary for each of Australia’s eight state and territory capital cities.
Undeveloped land typically located on the urban fringe of metropolitan areas that is considered for residential and to a lesser degree commercial development.
As distinct from greenfield and brownfield sites, which require rezoning from other uses to supply land for residential development, greyfield sites are tracts of exisitng residential zoned land occupied by ageing low density housing stock that is physically, technologically and environmentally failing, and which represents significant under-capitalisation of the real estate assets. The term describes a more strategic approach to urban consolidation in such locations, achieving significantly higher housing densities and better urban policy outcomes.
A group household is two or more unrelated people living in the same dwelling, with no family relationships between any members. For example, a group of friends living in a share house, or a pair of adults who are not a couple sharing the same residence.
Designated area for residential, commercial or industrial development, mostly located on greenfield land at the urban fringe of metropolitan areas.