Articles by: Kurt Iveson

Author Biography:

Kurt Iveson is Professor of Urban Geography at the University of Sydney.

YIMBY or NIMBY? Both are worse…

While it would be some years before the term ‘NIMBY’ was born, the unionists, residents and progressive professionals behind the Green Bans faced similar criticisms, with developers, politicians and media sympathisers labelling them ‘anti-development’ and ‘anti-progress’.