LA in the Media - Issue 101


Image via - Heath Gledhill appointed Victoria State Chapter President


8 September 2019 [Herald Sun]
Award-winning park littered with syringes, broken furniture
A suburban park has fallen into disrepair, with neighbours saying they regularly find syringes and burnt out furniture and are too scared to walk through it after dark. Read more. 

4 September 2019 [Outdoor Design Space]
Covering the full scope of landscape design across Australia, AILDM is pleased to announce the winners of its annual National Landscape Design Awards for 2019. See the winnings projects. Read more. 

2 September 2019 [Architecture and Design]
Aurecon’s architecture leader appointed Victorian AILA president
Architecture & Urban Design leader Heath Gledhill from Aurecon has been appointed Victorian state chapter president for the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA). Read more. 

2 September 2019  [Architecture and Design]
Students graduating with non-accredited architecture degrees
Students at the University of Canberra could end up graduating from a landscape architecture degree with no professional accreditation, with the university retiring its accredited Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree in favour of the new Bachelor of the Built Environment (Landscape Architecture) degree.  Read more. 

2 September 2019 [The Canberra Times]
University of Canberra students could graduate from non-accredited landscape architecture degree
Students at the University of Canberra face graduating from a landscape architecture degree not accredited by the industry's peak body while the university refreshes its course offerings.  Read more. 

29 August 2019 [Outdoor Design Space]
AILA has declared a Climate & Biodiversity Loss Emergency for Australia that will see the association increase efforts to work with agencies to bring about change. Read the full declaration.  Read more. 

28 August 2019 [The Guardian]
Brisbane city protest condemns Queensland government crackdown on climate activists
Authorities are using “bullshit” claims about activists in attempts to stop public protests in Queensland, the state’s lone Greens MP told a civil liberties rally in Brisbane on Wednesday morning. Read more. 

28 August 2019 [Homes to Love]
A guide to groundcovers
Many people imagine groundcovers will out-compete larger plants for nutrients and water or even attract pests or encourage diseases. But this isn't true. Groundcovers increase biodiversity in a garden, making it harder for pests and diseases to take hold. Read more. 

28 August 2019 [ArchitectureAU]
Australian Institute of Landscape Architects declares climate emergency
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has declared a Climate and Biodiversity Loss Emergency, citing the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s finding that humanity has just 12 years to restrict global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Read more. 

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