Tag Archives: urban planning

Planning rhetoric versus reality – Urban infill in Perth’s inner suburbs

A public lecture by prominent urbanist Dr Linley Lutton Thursday 26 November, 2015 7PM (doors open 6.30PM) The Palms (map),  Crn Nicholson & Rokeby Rds, Subiaco Please RSVP by email  to  defendingpublicspaces@gmail.com Download flyer PDF or JPEG See Facebook event page

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Woodlands or Wastelands?

            I was horrified at comments made by Councillor Stephanie Proud at the City of Stirling Planning and Development Committee meeting on the 12thof November, around the proposed Retirement Complex development at 17 Angelico Street … Continue reading

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John Clarke a seagrass ambassador! On RN

Listen to the fabulous John Clarke Threats to Western Port Bay John Clarke describes Western Port Bay, which lies east of Melbourne and Port Phillip Bay. Within a short space of time swamps have been drained, mangroves and seagrass have … Continue reading

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Australia’s Phillip Johnson team ‘BEST IN SHOW’ at Chelsea

The Phillip Johnson team has been awarded with a Best in Show medal overnight at Chelsea.  Here They said on the ABC news that they will use their new found influence to promote their sustainable gardening ideas to Australian planners. … Continue reading

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Texas Fertilizer Explosion – Negligent Planning

Never trust a Right Wing Conservative Government to put community welfare above developers profits. A residential development should never have been allowed near this fertilizer plant in West, Texas. Here in WA our State Government is proposing to build an … Continue reading

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