Provide a 5 pages analysis while answering the following question: The Challenge of Change. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide. An abstract is required. The article “The Challenge of Change: Australian Cities and Urban Planning in the New Millennium” by Clive F.  .is based on the assumption that the major Australian cities are undergoing fundamental changes in character and structure. The article has critically analyzed the strategic policy documents pertaining to the major metropolitan cities published between 2002 and 2005 and has observed mismatches in the conceptualization of future urban structures. The paper suggests the inflexible nature of current metropolitan planning strategies and fails to address the increasing geographical complexity as indicated by the researches on the changing internal structure of major Australian cities. Another key conclusion made by the study is that 1990s was the period which observed a significant change in the Australian urban character.
The article addressed a focused objective. The article has tried to research the changes that the Australian cities underwent in comparison their status in 1960s.  .The author has added a number of literatures which substantiates the relevance of the objective. Two latest studies have been stated by the author, which suggests in adherence with the assumption of the current study that the Australian cities have transformed in its structure. So as to form the background of the objective, the author has provided literature pertaining to the statistics of urbanization, employment pattern and the allied journey pattern. The author has cited the literatures based on the 1991 census and later compared the same with researches done in the early twenty first century. This scientifically backs up the objective of the article and substantiates its thesis. Adding to the strength of the article many authors as cited by the articles have published supporting information with regard to the objective of the reviewed article.