University Research

Alternative Futures for Melbourne’s Peri Urban Region, RMIT

This report evaluates the potential of one regional area on the fringes of Melbourne to accommodate dwelling growth under a range of scenarios. The case study area examined includes the municipalities of Moorabool, Macedon Ranges, Ballarat, Hepburn, Mount Alexander, Central Goldfields and Greater Bendigo, with a total population of 308,556 people (ABS 2013).

The report estimates current and potential land supply and their capacity to meet dwelling demand for both rural and urban areas to 2041.

Planning Sustainable Futures for Melbourne’s Peri-urban Region

Scenario Planning for Melbourne’s Peri Urban Region, RMIT

Rural Land Use Study

Here’s a research in PDF format.