Research Assistant, Australian Centre for Cultural Environmental Research, University of Wollongong

Craig Lyons is an urban geographer based at the University of Wollongong. He holds an MSc (Research) from the University of Sydney, and has lectured in urban geography at the University of Sydney, Western Sydney University, and the Australian Catholic University. His current research investigates the relationship between modes of urban governance and everyday cultural practices, with his MSc thesis investigating the relationship between informal and underground music cultures and urban land use. He regularly performs as a musician in Sydney and across Australia, and has advised the City of Sydney and the National Live Music Office on regulatory issues faced by live music venues.


  • –present
    MSc Candidate in Human Geography, School of Geosciences, University of Sydney