Category Archives: heritage

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  

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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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Fremantle’s Henderson Street Warders’ Cottages (Opinion Piece by John Dawson)

40 years ago a senior planner Richard Gray said of the Fremantle Prison complex: “The whole Establishment will in time be the most important and interesting feature of the City”.  Unfortunately, 22 years ago the Member for Fremantle Jim McGinty excised the … Continue reading

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DAP Process to be Challenged in the Perth Supreme Court

Tomorrow (April 3rd)  Angela Hamersley’s Supreme Court Case will be heard concerning the proposed Catherine Street Development in Subiaco.  This is a very significant case because it contests the highly controversial new DAP planning process, which is seen as a … Continue reading

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