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Being Human in the System: A journey into sustainability and local government in Perth, Western Australia

Bryant, Jayne LU (2012) HEKM10 20121
Human Ecology
Abstract
In this thesis, sustainability is explored as it relates to local government in Perth, Western Australia. Firstly the conversation around the concept of sustainability is explored by looking at key policies, and governmental initiatives in the area, as well as the leaders and focus areas that have shaped the dialogue of sustainability in Perth. Secondly the major projects that are being undertaken within local governments to address sustainability issues are presented, such as the Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework, Metropolitan Land Use Planning, climate change initiatives, and other educational and behavioural change programs. Finally the enablers and barriers in moving local governments towards sustainability are presented and... (More)
In this thesis, sustainability is explored as it relates to local government in Perth, Western Australia. Firstly the conversation around the concept of sustainability is explored by looking at key policies, and governmental initiatives in the area, as well as the leaders and focus areas that have shaped the dialogue of sustainability in Perth. Secondly the major projects that are being undertaken within local governments to address sustainability issues are presented, such as the Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework, Metropolitan Land Use Planning, climate change initiatives, and other educational and behavioural change programs. Finally the enablers and barriers in moving local governments towards sustainability are presented and discussed, and the places within the system to find agency and power to affect change for sustainability are explored. (Less)
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author
Bryant, Jayne LU
supervisor
organization
course
HEKM10 20121
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
local government, sustainability, Perth, Theory U, leadership, Integrated Planning, Leverage Points
language
English
id
2796941
date added to LUP
2012-06-14 13:27:37
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2012-06-14 13:27:37
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  abstract     = {In this thesis, sustainability is explored as it relates to local government in Perth, Western Australia. Firstly the conversation around the concept of sustainability is explored by looking at key policies, and governmental initiatives in the area, as well as the leaders and focus areas that have shaped the dialogue of sustainability in Perth. Secondly the major projects that are being undertaken within local governments to address sustainability issues are presented, such as the Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework, Metropolitan Land Use Planning, climate change initiatives, and other educational and behavioural change programs. Finally the enablers and barriers in moving local governments towards sustainability are presented and discussed, and the places within the system to find agency and power to affect change for sustainability are explored.},
  author       = {Bryant, Jayne},
  keyword      = {local government,sustainability,Perth,Theory U,leadership,Integrated Planning,Leverage Points},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Being Human in the System: A journey into sustainability and local government in Perth, Western Australia},
  year         = {2012},
}