Footnotes to Appendix 1 – Research, Consultation and Identified Key Challenges and Appendix 2 – Key State Government Planning Instruments relating to Public Open Space

  1. Zhou, Xiaolu and Rana M Parves (2011) Social benefits of urban green space Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal Vol. 23 No. 2, 2012 pp. 173-189
  2. White, Matthew P., Alcock, Ian, and Wheeler, Benedict W. (2013) Would You Be Happier Living in a Greener Urban Area? A Fixed-Effects Analysis of Panel Data Psychological Science Vol 24 No 6 (pp 920-928)
  5. Giles-Corti B, Ryan, K, Foster, S (2012) Increasing Density in Australia: Maximising the Health Benefits and minimizing the harm Report for the National Heart Foundation of Australia
  6. Townsend, M and Weerasuriya (2010) Beyond Blue to Green: The benefits of contact with nature for mental health and well-being
  7. Department of Urban and Regional Planning Madison: Green Space Goal
  8. Melbourne City Council (2012) Urban Forest Strategy 2012-32: Making a great city greener
  9. Relf, Diane (2015) The Value of Landscaping Virginia Cooperative Extension Publication 426-721
  10. Kathleen L. Wolf  (2004) Trees, Parking and Green Law: Strategies for Sustainability
  11. Relf, Diane op.cit.
  12. Fausold, Charles J. and Robert J. Lilieholm (1996) The economic value of open space. Landlines September 1996 Vol 8 No 5
  13. Nicolae, Cianga and Antoaneta C. Popescu (2013) Green Spaces and Urban Tourism Development in Craiova Municipality In Romania European Journal of Geography Volume 4, Issue 2: 34-45
  14. Relf, Diane op.cit.
  15. Refer to Emerging Constraints for Public Open Space in Perth Metropolitan Suburbs2011 and Active Open Space (playing fields) in a growing Perth-Peel 2013, summary reports produced for the Department of Sport and Recreation WA, by the Curtin Centre of Sport and Recreation Research based on research by Middle, G., Tye, M., and Middle, I. A.
  16. The Stephenson-Hepburn Plan stated that for most areas a standard of 3.36 hectares per 1,000 population (excluding school playing fields) is recommended as sufficient for public open space. Based on a uniform density of 30 persons per hectare this was translated to a standard contribution of 10 percent of the gross residential area.