Writing and publications

Wynne, L. & Sisson, A. (2021) Public housing renewal in the Illawarra: Understanding the risks of tenant displacement. Published online by Shelter NSW, 15 October 2021.

Rogers, D. & Wynne, L. (2020) Public housing renewal can make tenants feel displaced in their home, even before any work begins. The Conversation, August 2020.

Wynne, L. (2019) Calm or hollow, hard to say. Kill Your Darlings, September 2019.

Wynne, L. (2019) We may not own these houses, but these are our homes. Meanjin, Autumn 2019.

Wynne, L., Cordell, D., Jacobs, B. (2019) Peri-urban farmland: not just suburbs in waiting. New Planner, March 2019.

Chatterjee, P., Sisson, A., Condie, J., Wynne, L (2018) We still live here: Public housing tenants fight for their place in the city. The Conversation, online November 19 2018.

Wynne, L. (2018) Belong nowhere? Airbnb and the commodification of home. Overland, online October 9 2018.

Wynne, L. (2018) Review of Austerity as public mood: social anxieties and social struggles by Kirsten Forkert. Emotion, Space and Society, online May 23 2018.

Wynne, L. (2018) Character is Fate: A Review of Chloe Benjamin’s The Immortalists. The Lifted Brow Review of Books. 

Wynne, L. (2018) Slow reading: ‘Julian Assange, a man without a country’. Future Perfect.

Wynne, L. (2017) Review of In Defense of Housing by Peter Marcuse and David Madden. Australian Planner. 

Rogers, D., Sisson, A., Condie, J., Wynne, L., Chatterjee, P. (2017) We Live Here: how do residents feel about public housing redevelopment? The Conversation, 6 September 2017.

Wynne, L., Riedy, C., Daly, M and McKenna, K. (2017) Cohousing: An alternative tenure for senior Australians? Parity, September edition.

Wynne, L. (2017) Social housing renewal: threats to tenant stability and security. Parity, September edition.

Sinclair, I., Jacobs, B., Wynne, L., Carey, R. (2017) Tropical Cyclone Debbie has blown a hole in the winter vegetable supply. The Conversation, April 5 2017.

Riedy, C., McKenna, K., Wynne, L., Daly, M. (2017) Co-housing works well for older people, once they get past the image problem. The Conversation, June 23 2017.

Cordell, D., Jacobs, B., Wynne., L. (2016) Urban sprawl is threatening Sydney’s foodbowl. The Conversation, February 25 2016.

Wynne, L., (2016) The Battle for Waterloo: rethinking social engineering in inner-city Sydney. Commotion, Spring 2016.

Wynne, L. (2016) Let’s be frank about diversity and renewal. New Planner, issue 108, September 2016.

Journal articles

Chatterjee, P., Sisson, A., Condie, J., Wynne, L., Lewis, C. & Skipper, C. (2022) Documentary and resistance: There Goes Our Neighbourhood, #WeLiveHere2017 and the Waterloo estate redevelopment. International Journal of Housing Policy, 22:3, 329-350.

Wynne, L. & Rogers, D. (2020) Emplaced Displacement and Public Housing Redevelopment: From Physical Displacement to Social, Cultural, and Economic Replacement, Housing Policy Debate, DOI: 10.1080/10511482.2020.1772337

Wynne, L., Ruoso, L-E., Cordell, D., & Jacobs, B. (2020) ‘Locationally disadvantaged’: planning governmentalities and peri-urban agricultural futures, Australian Geographer, 51:3, 377-397, DOI: 10.1080/00049182.2020.1790134

Chatterjee, P., Condie, J., Sisson, A., Wynne, L (2019) Imploding activism: challenges and possibilities of housing scholar-activism. Radical Housing Journal, 1(1), 189-204.

Wynne, L. (2019). Empowerment and the individualisation of resistance: A Foucauldian perspective on Theatre of the Oppressed. Critical Social Policy.

Riedy, C., Wynne, L., McKenna, K., & Daly, M. (2018) “It’s a Great Idea for Other People”: Cohousing as a Housing Option for Older Australians, Urban Policy and Research.

Wynne, L.E., Downes, J. & Willetts, J. (2014), ‘Development futures: Using futures thinking to re-evaluate the direction of the development sector’, Development Bulletin, vol. 26, pp. 10-15.

Book chapters

Sisson, A., Condie, J., Chatterjee, P. & Wynne, L. (2022) Overcoming over-research? Reflections from Sydney’s ‘Petri dish’. In Button, C & Aiken, G.T. (2022) Over Researched Places: Towards a critical and reflexive approach (Routledge).

Cordell, D., Wynne, L., Jacobs, B. ( 2018) Co-designing Sydney’s food futures: Informing and transforming strategic management of peri-urban agriculture through novel stakeholder engagement in Plant, R. (ed) Agricultural lands in the face of urbanization (Editions Quae). 

Wynne, L., and Riedy, C. (2018) Precinct-scale innovation and the sharing paradigm in Wilkinson, S. and Remoy, H. (2018) Building resilience through change of use, Wiley-Blackwell.

McGee, C., Wynne, L., and Lehmann, S. (2017) Housing innovation for compact, resilient cities in Bay, J.H.P and Lehmann, S. (eds) (2017) Growing Compact: Urban form, density and sustainability. Routledge.


Interview on ABC 702 Radio Weekend Mornings with Simon Marnie about the future of Sydney’s local food production, 23 February 2019.

Interview on 2SER Radio about Sydney’s food future: https://twitter.com/2ser/status/1062074527348224000, November 13 2018.

MacDonald, P. (2018) Sydney’s housing demand is swallowing farms on the harbour city’s fringes. ABC Online, March 13 2018.

Interview on 2SER on the effects of Cyclone Debbie on Australia’s fresh food supply, April 6 2017.

Saulwick, J. (2016) Sydney’s vegetable basin losing ground to urban sprawl as land bankers speculate. Sydney Morning Herald, February 7 2016.

ABC Radio National (2017) Co-housing oldies: would you sell the share house lifestyle to your granny? Radio National, Life Matters.

Mornings with Wendy Harmer on ABC 702 Sydney (2017) Cohousing for seniors project. 

Conference papers

Wynne, L. (2019) Rights to fluidity: Household structure and tenure in Australia. Presentation to the 2019 Housing Theory Symposium, Sydney, 30-31 May 2019.

Wynne, L. (2019) We need to fight before the bulldozers turn up: Resisting public housing renewal in inner-city Sydney. Presentation to the Australian Housing Researchers Conference, Adelaide, 4-6 February 2019.

Wynne, L. (2018) Housing as right, home as privilege: Social housing reform, redevelopment and the denial of ‘home’. Presentation to the IAG/NZGS Conference, Auckland, 9-13 July 2018.

Wynne, L. (2018) Managing the ‘opportunity group’: NSW social housing policy and technologies of the self. Presentation to the Problematic Populations Symposium, Hobart, 14-15 June 2018.

Wynne, L. (2018) Technologies of Performance: Using governmentality to understand social housing reform in NSW. Presentation to the Housing Theory Symposium, Wollongong, 5-6 February 2018.

Wynne, L. (2017) We Live Here: Creative Resistance to Urban Renewal in a Sydney Public Housing Estate. Presentation to the Institute of Australian Geographers Conference, Brisbane, July 2017.

Wynne, L., Cordell, D., Jacobs, B., Ruoso, L-E. (2017). Waiting to be Suburbanised? Urban Planning Governmentalities and the Loss of Peri-Urban Regions in the Sydney Basin. Presentation to the Institute of Australian Geographers Conference, Brisbane, July 2017.

Wynne, L. (2017) ‘Moving towards a resilient Western Sydney’ Presentation to the Developing Greater Western Sydney Conference, Parramatta, 24 August 2017.

Wynne, L., (2017) Trying to stay local in Sydney’s ‘global arc’: social housing tenant perspectives. Proceedings of the State of Australian Cities Conference 2017, Adelaide.

Wynne, L. (2015) Using the land-use planning system to achieve transport-planning outcomes: Comparing experiences between NSW and the UK. Proceedings of the State of Australian Cities Conference 2015, Gold Coast. Available at: https://opus.lib.uts.edu.au/handle/10453/42044

Wynne, L. (2015) Can we integrate land-use and transport planning? An investigation into the use of travel planning in regulation. Proceedings of the Urban Transport 2015 Conference. Wessex Institute: UK.

McGee, C.M. & Wynne, L. (2015), ‘Regenerating the Suburbs: A model for compact, resilient cities’, Proceedings of the State of Australian Cities Conference 2015, Gold Coast. Available at: http://apo.org.au/system/files/63342/apo-nid63342-64871.pdf

Selected reports

Wynne, L., Cordell, D., Chong, J., Jacobs, B. (2016) Planning tools for strategic management of peri-urban food production. RICS Research Trust, London UK.

Mason, L., Unger, C., Lederwasch, A., Razian, H., Wynne, L. & Giurco, D. (2013), Adapting to climate risks and extreme weather: A guide for mining and minerals industry professionals, National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility, Gold Coast, 76 pp.

Riedy, C., Wynne, L., Partridge, E., Madden, B. and Herriman, J. (2015), The Smarter Choice Program: A Social Practice Evaluation, prepared by the Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney for the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage.

Wynne, L.E. & Zeibots, M.E. (2014), Guidelines for travel planning: A resource for the City of Sydney.

Herriman, J., Mikhailovich, N., Wynne, L., Downes, J. and Boyle, T. (2014) Leichhardt Council Community Engagement and Participation Plan: Food recycling in multi-unit dwellings. [Prepared for Leichhardt Municipal Council, NSW], Institute for Sustainable Futures, UTS, Sydney, Australia.

Florin, N., Wynne, L. and Giurco, D. (2014) ‘Hazardous substances in products: A report on international approaches.’ [Prepared for the Australian Government Department of Environment], Institute for Sustainable Futures, UTS, Sydney.

McGee, C, Jackson, M, Wynne, L, Madden, B, Partridge, E, (2014), Smart Green Apartments: Program Evaluation Report, prepared for the City of Sydney, Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney, Australia.