Tag Archives: Australia

A View from Above – Federal Election 2013

It is always exciting when you see the people that you work with kick a goal (especially a big one) and I think that some of the work that has been done by the team at Esri Australia for the … Continue reading

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Now and When: Australian Urbanism Exhibition

For those in Perth you may be interested in ideas about future development of cities then I’d recommend visiting the Now and When: Australian Urbanism Exhibition the Australian Urban Design Research Centre. 

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Economic Direction and Diversity

It was great to see WA being recognised as the leading state by topping the Commonwealth Bank State of the States report, which also highlights that there are more like 3 speeds to the Australian economy… The main change in … Continue reading

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Australia’s Future with a Grain of Salt

It was very interesting reading an article today by demographer Bernard Salt pointing out to the nation the important role and value that WA has on the nation’s economic prosperity…  I just hope that someone over east is listening / … Continue reading

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Planning for our Future

I set up this blog as a mechanism to put down some of my thoughts, opinions, and observations about planning for the future of Western Australia.  So far I’ve covered a variety of issues, however it all comes down to … Continue reading

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Not forgetting the West

Insight into the machinations of government are always of great interest (you don’t always understand it from the outside) and this morning I had the fortune to hear from and talk with Paul Sheehan from the Sydney Morning Herald about … Continue reading

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Karratha – Regional Hotspot

A few weeks ago I went up to Karratha for a day.  I was impressed on the amount of activity and the size of the projects going on up there.  At the same time I was given the then freshly … Continue reading

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Q and A Perth – A View of WA

Finally ABC’s Q and A program made it to Perth last night.  If you don’t watch it weekly then I think you are missing some significant discussions about the issues that the country as a whole are facing.  Interestingly the … Continue reading

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The Australia 2050 Project – Book Launch

I had the fortune of being invited to the Perth launch of Brian Haratsis‘ book ‘Australia 2050 – Big Australia?‘ on Friday.  This has been a project that he has been researching and working on for a good while and … Continue reading

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Gov 2.0 in Australia

Back on the 15th of September the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) provided greater insight into the federal government’s direction on the adoption of Gov 2.0.  Through their blog they posted information about their plans and work in progressing … Continue reading

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