Tag Archives: Community Engagement

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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The Complex World of Planning

I’ve been kept somewhat busy following up on the GeoDesign presentation I did last week – it has been interesting to get some feedback (sadly none via my blog though).  The one thing that comes to mind is the enormous … Continue reading

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Applying GeoDesign to Planning

I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to present at the WA Surveying and Spatial Information Conference (WASSIC 2011) this week. I decided to present on the concept of GeoDesign (that I have talked about before) and how it … Continue reading

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Super Towns – Planning For the Future

As a follow up to my last post about the recent CEDA event on Population Dispersal and Sustainability I had a few additional thoughts and observations on Brendon Grylls’ ‘Super Towns’ idea (as noted in the West Australian)… There are … Continue reading

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GeoDesign and Smart Growth for WA?

I’ve talked about the need for strategic planning for the growth of WA previously and there has been some good starting work in this space  such as Directions 2031, the to be released State Planning Strategy (I believe due in … Continue reading

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Government 2.0 Conference – Where is WA?

Today is the start of this year’s Gov 2.0 conference in Canberra.  It’s great to see that this sort of event and forum is available for people to share information on how they are adopting / benefiting / using Gov … Continue reading

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A Challenge for WA government

I’ve said before that I am a fan of Engaging Cities and a recent post is something that ties into the Gov 2.0 space as well as increasing innovation and participation in decision making.  This post on Challenge.Gov highlights some … Continue reading

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New Directions – A New Plan For Perth

At the end of last month the Department of Planning here in WA in conjunction with the WA Planning Commission released Directions 2031 which focuses on the projected and recommended growth strategy for the Perth metropolitan area for the next … Continue reading

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