Transforming Sydney – The Imperative of Transit Oriented Urban Renewal

Mr Giovanni Cirillo
NSW Government

It has been estimated that Sydney’s population will grow by 1.7 million people over the next 25 years, reaching 6 million by 2036.

In 2005, the Sydney Metropolitan Strategy established that in order to manage this population growth in the most sustainable way possible, Sydney needs to accommodate 70% of its projected growth within its existing urban areas.

This means that around 445,000 new dwellings will be necessary by 2031, or over 17,000 dwellings per year.

To deliver this critical supply of housing, a fundamental rethink of the traditional suburban expansion model is necessary. The time has come to reimagine Sydney by replanning its strategic centres and corridors… more


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