Brisbane is one of the world’s fastest growing cities and the economic centre of the State of Queensland. Approximately half of Queensland’s population currently lives in Brisbane and this is set to rise by about a third within the next 25 years. Sitting alongside a major river on Australia’s east coast and surrounded by flood plains, Brisbane has already experienced its fair share of resiliency issues, and these are only set to increase as the city’s population and economic importance continues to grow.
In this report, we explore the most pressing issues that Brisbane needs to address in order to secure its place on the global stage as a resilient, investable ‘New World City’.
Effective resilience strategies look beyond natural disasters to the interconnected social, economic, and environmental aspects of cities.
Key to Brisbane’s future resilience will be understanding the impact of, and addressing solutions for, key elements of the city including Urban Energy, Automation and Flood Defence.
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