Category Archives: State Planning

All issues that are aligned to the need and benefits of strategic state planning for the future needs of WA.

WA Population and Property Boom?

If you have been checking out the press in the past week you would have seen two recent releases that highlight the current and future direction here in WA.  Firstly was last Tuesday’s release by the Australian Bureau of Statistics for … Continue reading

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A Tale of Three Cities…

London, New York, Perth? I cannot recall if I mentioned Urban Observatory when it was released in July – a collaboration between the founder of TED – Richard Saul Wurman, Radical Media, and Esri.  It is a brilliant interface to … Continue reading

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All Marching to the Election…

It has been too long since my last post – I blame the sleep deprived miasma that I have been fighting thanks to our lovely (but trying) second child! I’ll be working to get more posts out in the near future … Continue reading

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A Bright Future for Perth? Yes Please!

It has been a busy time for all things Perth and planning… this week saw the fruition of 4 years of work for the Committee for Perth in the release of their Towards a Brighter Future – A vision for … Continue reading

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Rail Plans Come to Light

Or should we be talking about Max? It is good to see that the state government has released further information about the planned light rail for Perth – MAX.  There has been some press about it from the ABC as … Continue reading

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Transport – the Lifeline for a Growing City

For those of you that have been watching the lead up to the WA state budget (and the Federal one as well) there has been some recent discussions about the funding (or lack there of) for future public transport projects … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s Population Today

You may have noticed that I have not contributed as much in the form of posts in the recent months.  Part of that is that we (my wife and I) were preparing for our own increase in population – our addition … Continue reading

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A New Year – A New Plan?

Welcome to 2012! A New Year always heralds new opportunities and the need to plan for the year to come.  Following up from some comments on my last post about CCI’s recommendation to the state government to develop a Strategic … Continue reading

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The Future of Perth on the WABN Front Page

For those readers (and subscribers) to the WA Business News the latest issue (hard copy) has some great reading about the future shape of Perth in 2050.  This is a topic that I have talked about before on many instances … Continue reading

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An exciting approach to the City (2.0)

Just a short sharp post – but for those of you that are aware of TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) – and those that are not (now is the time to find out here)… their annual award the TED Prize … Continue reading

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