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Bob Birrell

Bob Birrell is Reader in Sociology and Director of the Centre for Population and Urban Research at Monash University. He is the joint editor of the quarterly demographic journal People and Place, published by the Centre. He was a member of the National Population Council between 1987 and 1993. He is currently a member of the Commonwealth Government’s advisory committee on international education. The Centre for Population Research has provided consultancy services on urban issues for local and state government authorities in Melbourne. This background has contributed to the Centre’s wide range of publications on urban issues. It also provides the foundation for the Centre’s current work on metropolitan planning in Melbourne.

Bob Birrell

Publications View All

  • Melbourne 2030

    Bob Birrell, Kevin OConnor, Virginia Rapson and Ernest Healy

Events

Taking to the Field: book launch (Melbourne)

Readings Carlton Woiworung Country, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, VIC

If asked to name an Australian woman scientist from the past, very few could. Let’s change that. Histories of Australian science largely overlook women. Their absence gives the impression that,...

Free

Time of Our Lives: book launch (Melbourne)

Readings Hawthorn Woi Wurrung Country, 701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, VIC

Join Maggie Kirkman to celebrate the release of Time of Our Lives: Celebrating Older Women. ‘A must-read for all those women who refuse to go gentle into that good night’ Maxine McKew...

Free

The Big Teal – Net Zero: Investing in the Future (Brisbane)

Playhouse, QPAC Corner Grey and Melbourne Streets, South Brisbane, QLD

A decade-long climate war and inadequate government action have left a vacuum of opportunities that are being sucked up by an increasing number of business leaders, investors and activists. Respected...

$30 – $35