More and more municipalities are, fortunately, working on play-friendly public spaces. However, many policy visions and investments are still based on assumptions made by municipal officials or suppliers of play equipment. This is partly because good evaluations and effect measurements of existing and new play spaces are scarce, especially where informal play spaces are concerned, writes urban geographer Gerben Helleman,...Read more
|Comment|author: Gerben Helleman
Around three quarters of participants in the Multicultural Youth Australia Census had engaged in at least one civic or political activity in the last year. Picture: Daniel Lee/Flickr

Young people in Australia are mapping viable futures

Young people globally are facing unprecedented social, economic, political and environmental challenges related to the restructuring of work, poor access to key welfare services, the decline of democratic practices and the climate emergency.Read more
|Comment|author: Pursuit at University of Melbourne