City growth, Precinct Activation Rhodes City Whisperer Jon Drane precinct activation The City Whisperer explores the future of smarter healthy cities. It focuses on mental health and the city and how we can build better cities of the future.

We welcome early to mid career students and professionals to write a 750 word blog article on the theme of city growth, it’s impact on mental health and your vision for the future.

Your article must address:

What is it that fascinates you about cities and what is your vision for their future in society.

Key themes that could be included are city growth impacts, mental health and the city, isolation, belonging,  mobility and inclusivity.

It must be no more than 750 words

If it is approved it will be co-edited by Dr Jon Drane and released on our City Whisperer web site.

Some rules:

You remain the primary author and copyright and ip of the original submission remains with you. 

You only get one chance of submission.

This is not a competition.

There is no remuneration, only recognition and accolades for your exciting work.

Ensure your work is grammatically correct and set out with your name and email address.

We do not guarantee your work will be published.

We undertake to give you feedback if unsuccessful.

We look forward to hearing from you and simply contact Dr Drane in the side bar contact form to register interest.

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Dr Jon Drane

Read more about Dr Jon and The City Whisperer.

About Dr Jonathan Drane- Mental Health of Cities

Books and Publications

Jonathan is also a recognised award winning author in the non-fiction and historical genre winning an award for his first book on the Camino de Santiago (The Way of a Thousand Arrows) in 2007 with the NSW Writers Centre.

The Way of a Thousand Arrows-The Camino de Santiago

Dr Drane writes first practitioner doctorate on city growth and property development processes

Dr Jon’s doctorate covers city growth and the way property developers operate in both the private and public sector.

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By Dr Jon Drane

Dr Jonathan Drane is a recognised writer, researcher, advisor and teacher in urban and property development dynamics. He is an expert witness in complex construction and development issues.

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