Fundamentals still strong, BoQ
An indicator of a city’s attractiveness is people voting with their feet, and by that benchmark, Brisbane has been an Australian success story.
Tomorrow's workforce, QUT
QUT's Vice Chancellor Peter Coaldrake says if Brisbane is to become a truly global city it must create a labour force with the right knowledge, talent, skills and judgement for a modern-day workforce.
A look at new world cities
According to global economist Greg Clark, new world cities must embrace digital technologies, the life sciences, clean tech and energy industries.
Future cities look to sky gardens
A leading eco-architect has called for a greater proliferation of “sky gardens” and “sky courts” to counter the loss of public space in modern cities.
Creative thinking is the key
Brisbane has been successful in branding itself as Australia’s New World City, but the next challenge is to have the SEQ capital regarded as the world’s most liveable city.
Significant digital cities
Cities around the world are being transformed by the world’s “new gold rush”, jostling to form innovation networks that could create untapped riches.