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Mosaic Insights was engaged by the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities, the Australian Water Partnership and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to analyse the cooling benefit of urban forestry and irrigation for the city of Amaravati in India, which is currently under construction....

The Canberra Better Suburbs Statement found that healthy waterways were essential for a liveable suburb and a liveable city as a whole. The ACT Healthy Waterways Project supports the delivery of a liveable city as it will improve the quality of water entering ACT lakes...

Local government is the ‘engine room’ of open space and green infrastructure planning. Historically, green infrastructure has been designed in isolation, park by park. But we now know that by integrating components of the city, we can reinvest the public realm to solve multiple, overlapping...

Mosaic Insights worked alongside Alluvium to develop the Yarra Strategic Plan Performance Objectives. Acknowledging the context of the Yarra as one of Victoria’s most iconic waterways, and a fundamental contributor to Melbourne’s liveability, this project was vitally important in continuing to build on that. The Yarra Strategic...

Maribyrnong City Council experiences a large urban heat island effect due to its high levels of impervious surfaces from transport and industrial corridors, and low levels of vegetation cover. This contributes to the heat vulnerability of people living and working in the Council. Mosaic Insights with...

Rising populations, increasing urbanisation, climate change and growing chronic health challenges all threaten the liveability of cities. However, these issues are not insurmountable, and can be addressed in part by the deliberate integration of nature into the built environment, an increased and more sophisticated use...

Mosaic Insights and Alluvium were engaged by the Director of National Parks (DNP) to develop and implement a monitoring, evaluation, reporting and improvement (MERI) framework for Australian marine parks. The stated objectives of the DNP are: (a) The protection and conservation of biodiversity and other natural, cultural...

Stephanie Jacobs has been conducting work with Deborah Riley from Melbourne Water to build an internal conversation starter document, Climate Change Projections for Melbourne Water. Stephanie and Deborah have given multiple presentations together about climate change to help increase knowledge of climate change within the...

Joy Rollin Park in Weipa, QLD is a large but rarely used community park. It is slated for redevelopment to become a 'living stream', creating a fun and engaging place for residents and visitors. Mosaic Insights and Alluvium were engaged by the Weipa Town Authority...

The 2nd International National Park City Forum was held in Adelaide, South Australia, on October 12 2018. It was a successful day with some fantastic outcomes, namely the development of a set of National Park City Principles. The Adelaide Forum was preceded by a reception at...