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Activité pour le niveau 1ère DNL sur les métropoles australiennes: jeu d'enquête






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The rich in Sydney get a bigger share of the income pie, June 16th 2019, Matt Wade Large cities were, on average, more unequal than small ones. Australia fits this pattern. Greater Sydney isn’t just Australia’s biggest city; it is also the nation’s most unequal region. The share of Sydney's income accruing to the city’s top 1 per cent of earners reached 11.9 per cent the latest figures show, well above the 9.5 per cent share the 1 per cent snares nationally. The top 10 per cent of earners also enjoy a bigger share of income than the national 33.8 per cent average (36.6 per cent in Sydney). […] There is a striking spatial dimension to income inequality in big cities because rich and poor people tend to live separated in different neighbourhoods. […] In Sydney most schools in the city’s west and south west had below average scores but schools in the northern and eastern suburbs were almost all above average. The study’s leader author, Crichton Smith, said "you can literally draw a line" between schools with above-average results in Sydney’s north and east and below-average results in the west and south west. […] Health problems such as obesity are also unevenly distributed across our cities. Sydney’s lowest obesity rates, for instance, are in Ku-ring-gai and Willoughby both council areas with very high average incomes. Longevity also varies greatly depending on postcode. Sydney’s northern suburbs region enjoys the longest life expectancy at birth in Australia at nearly 87 years. That’s almost five years longer than in the district of Blacktown in the city’s west. […] A growing gap between haves and have-nots is not inevitable in Melbourne and Sydney. But combating the extremes of income, education and health in major metros is a pressing policy challenge.Left unchecked, inequality and spatial segregation will threaten the stability and vitality of our cities.

Matt's article comes along accompanying documents made by his colleagues. Click on the picture button to watch Charlie Weng's Prezy about Black town and click on the play button to watch a video about Inequalities in Australia by Acoss


When you're done, pay a visit to Rebecca Hale, she works at McCrindle, Norwest in Sydney: CLICK on

She is very busy today but agrees meeeting you for a while to reveal her point of view about cities that rank in the top 25 of both the Global Cities Index and the Global Cities Outlook.*Click under the phone to listen to her.*Click on the folder icon to have a glince at the Global Cities Index and the Global Cities Outlook.

NatY Sullivan

Executive Assistant at Kearney, Sydney.

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Rebecca advises you to see Scott Lannon, a friend of her who works carried out a study for the Sydney Business Chamber. Click on

She prepared a comparative study on the number of skyscrapers in major Australian cities. Symbols of the verticalization and standardization of metropolitan architecture, skyscrapers also reveal urban dynamics and their growth.*Click on the folder icon to find her graph.

REbecca Hale

McCrindle, Sydney.

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Scott just got a tweet from Matt Wadel who is a journalist working for The Sydney Morning Herald, you should go and meet him. CLICK on the TWEET button

He wrote a report published on Facebook that outlines the strengths and weaknesses of Sydney, economically as Australia’s global city. Business prowess, intellectual capital, infrastructure to service business and social needs and an enviable lifestyle are the hallmarks of a global city – Sydney has all of these in varying degrees.However, no city is perfect, all cities face challenges in telecommunications, government regulation, congestion and transport, housing affordability, and lifestyle, but as this report reveals Sydney’s positives faroutweigh any negative.

scott lannon

Sydney Business Chamber, Sydney.

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He wrote an article about spatial inequalities in Sydney. You should take a look at it.* Click on the folder icon.

MAtt wadel

Journalist at The Sydney Morning Herald

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In the end it seems that Brisbane is getting ready to host the 2032 Olympic Games as one of the most vibrant Australian metropolises.Perhaps it well help to develop and lower the inequalities?

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