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The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (GMCT) manages and services a large portfolio of assets but has limited experience with major construction and capital projects. Facing the challenge of developing a 128 Hectare greenfield site in Melbourne’s North West growth corridor into their largest cemetery yet,...

Melbourne Water strategically invests in urban cooling outcomes across land and waterways it manages. Mosaic and Alluvium developed a prioritisation scheme that identifies specific locations to invest, based on the cooling potential, and heat vulnerability of the surrounding population, population density, stormwater benefit and broader...

The vision of the Western Parkland City is for ‘a city in its landscape’. A city that is restorative and regenerative, restoring ecological and hydrological systems to ensure they are sustainable. The creation of the Western Sydney Parkland City is happening with aims of moving...

Changes to the nature and scale of the Omeo region’s traditional industries are having an impact on employment and ultimately community sustainability. A number of substantial projects have been funded, approved or proposed for the Omeo region that have the potential to transition the local...

Understanding the true cost of establishing urban trees is critical to the successful creation of healthy urban forests. Despite this, research shows that councils and other landowners do not have access to a reliable, rigorous costing tool, which makes it hard to produce defensible business...

Urban green space policy has come a long way since the 202020 Vision’s inception in 2013, however these aspirational policies aren’t necessarily translating into the implementation of green space. A key learning to arise from the last eighteen months of the 202020 Vision’s programmatic work...

Mosaic Insights and Alluvium have partnered with the Institute for Sustainable Futures to develop a Sustainability and Heat Report to inform the rapid and significant development of the new global gateway to be built around the Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport. Transformational change of the...

Victorian Department of Land, Water, Environment and Planning (DELWP) was seeking to further understand the economic value of investing in urban open spaces, to inform the development of the Melbourne Open Space Strategy. The services offered by urban natural capital are not directly traded in...

Sydney Water is seeking to understand future water demand for urban greening and maintenance of the valuable open space across Sydney Metropolitan Region. The work is aligned with future scenarios, which define plausible futures that allow decision-makers to think through possibilities that might otherwise be...

Minta is a flagship greenfield residential estate for Stockland, and a key development for the City of Casey, who have a vision to create Australia’s most liveable and smart city. Working closely with the urban designers, Stockland and Council, Alluvium and Mosaic Insights analysed the...