Category Archives: heritage

The story of Elizabeth Quay by Dr Linley Lutton

    It is obvious that we can’t get a better plan for Elizabeth Quay. The government simply will not listen and our professional planning and architectural bodies just don’t seem able to see the extensive problems so obvious to … Continue reading

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South Perth Foreshore – commercialisation fears

‘Rubbish, Roads and Reserves’ have long been the basic services provided by local governments for rate payers.  But not for much longer in South Perth it seems? South Perth residents are being told that their reserve, the South Perth Foreshore (Sir James … Continue reading

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So long Old Mill Site, hello Dubai! :)

This is an image of the proposed development on the iconic Old Mill site in South Perth, see  more here . Check out how sophisticated the graphics are in the artist’s impression!  If you look closely you can see the Old … Continue reading

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EPA IN THE SPOT LIGHT AGAIN

The WA EPA is once again under the spot light as shocked conservationists and Rockingham residents struggle to understand how they could possibly approve the destructive “Mangles Bay Marina” canal housing/marina development within Point Peron.      Here Many will … Continue reading

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Scott Ludlam in the Australian Senate on a resolution to protect the Point Peron

Video – Point Peron Canal Land Grab Australian Greens Senator Scott Ludlam speaks in the Australian Senate on a resolution to protect the Point Peron area  

Posted in Ecocide, Federal Government, heritage, Marine Developments, Passive Recreation, Planning and Public Health, Point Peron, Public Open Spaces, Remnant Bushland, Sustainability, Toxic Contamination, Trees, Uncategorized, Urban Forest, Urban Planning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Response to article in The West Australian – Re Point Peron

See article –  500-pen marina sets sail http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/wa/16931195/500-pen-marina-sets-sail/ (30th of April, 2013 – pg 4) Our response; It must be noted that a 500 pen marina has already been approved near the existing cafe strip (more to be said on this, but … Continue reading

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Do youth really want purpose built ‘Skate Parks’?

Share Path Skate Park http://vimeo.com/53518261# This video clearly shows that youth don’t want expensive purpose built ‘skate parks’, that get boring after a while.  They want diversity and new challenges, in interesting places. Rather than pouring 600 tonnes of concrete … Continue reading

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