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How cyber-secure are our vertical villages?

How cyber-secure are our vertical villages?

December 6th, 2022 - Dr Janette Corcoran

Technology has changed the landscape of when, where and how crimes are committed – and our vertical villages have already been breached!

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State Election – representing vertical villages?

November 8th, 2022 - Dr Janette Corcoran

One in four Victorians live in residential strata – but are our vertical villages on the election agenda?

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Vertical Neighbourhood Watch

October 5th, 2022 - Dr Janette Corcoran

Neighbourhood Watch is about neighbours looking out for neighbours, but can this work in our vertical villages?

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Vertical village winter blues

September 7th, 2022 - Dr Janette Corcoran

Melbourne definitely had a frosty winter, but did we have to shiver?

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Ahoy there! Vertical village onboarding

August 10th, 2022 - Dr Janette Corcoran

Resident move-ins are opportunities to create lasting impact, but all too often are more list-checking than engaging experiences.

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Vertical village “Strata Hub”

June 8th, 2022 - Dr Janette Corcoran

The NSW Government is introducing “Strata Hub” which aims to consolidate core information about strata schemes – but who will it really benefit?

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Micromobility infrastructure in vertical villages

May 11th, 2022 - Dr Janette Corcoran

Many vertical villages are investigating electric vehicle recharging options, but e-cars are not the only vehicles that need these facilities.

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Pilot projects in vertical villages

April 7th, 2022 - Dr Janette Corcoran

Vertical villages need improvements tailored to our way of living – but how will pilot projects help?

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Vertical village “volunteers”

February 10th, 2022 - Dr Janette Corcoran

Australia is a nation of volunteers and in 2020, Volunteering Victoria claims that 42.1 per cent of Victorians aged over 15 volunteered in our state.

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Publicly accessible common property: Contested vertical spaces

December 9th, 2021 - Dr Janette Corcoran

Contested vertical spaces

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“Live Melbourne Campaign” for vertical villages … or short-stays

November 10th, 2021 - Dr Janette Corcoran

December is traditionally move-out-month in our vertical villages

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Vertical homework

October 6th, 2021 - Dr Janette Corcoran

Staying home has meant learning new work-ways – but what now might be expected of our apartment buildings?

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Vertical village strategic futures

September 9th, 2021 - Dr Janette Corcoran

As from December 1, 2021, owners’ corporations (OCs) with 50 or more lots must have an approved and funded maintenance plan – but is this sufficient for vertical village planning?

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Modern slavery and vertical villages

May 6th, 2021 - Southbank News

The nature of modern slavery is that it hides in our plain sight. When speaking of slavery, often images of chained labour-gangs or back street sweatshops come to mind – images with little apparent relevance to our nice vertical villages

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The Wild West of OC elections

March 11th, 2021 - Dr Janette Corcoran

The Wild West of OC elections

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Looking back to look forward

February 11th, 2021 - Dr Janette Corcoran

While our high-rise precincts are new, Melbourne has a long history of apartment living.

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Vertical village energy consumption

December 10th, 2020 - Dr Janette Corcoran

The Victorian Government has announced $797 million for energy improvements – how much of this might our energy-hungry vertical villages access? Our vertical villages are considered “expensive energy guzzlers”.

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Skilling owners’ corporations

November 11th, 2020 - Dr Janette Corcoran

It was precisely six years ago in the 2014 November edition of Docklands News that an article appeared on “Owners’ corporation groups sprouting”

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Making residential living a council election priority

October 7th, 2020 - Dr Janette Corcoran

The City of Melbourne elections are fast approaching but how prominent is residential living in candidate priorities?

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Do COVID-19 clouds have a silver or red lining for vertical villages?

September 9th, 2020 - Dr Janette Corcoran

During the past four months Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV) has registered nearly 26,000 reduced rent agreements.

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How cyber-secure are our vertical villages?

How cyber-secure are our vertical villages?

December 6th, 2022 - Dr Janette Corcoran
Vertical village “volunteers”

Vertical village “volunteers”

February 10th, 2022 - Dr Janette Corcoran
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