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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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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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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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Times are Changing or are they?

Back in the day when my grandmother was married (circa 1938) she made the move from the established and respectable Mount Lawley into her marital home in Nedlands.  I recall speaking to her about it and making the move into … 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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A Change is a Good as a Holiday…

I’m over in Melbourne this week at our national conference OZRI… I spent a lot of time working over here in the logistics field in the later 1990’s / early 2000’s and a lot has changed.  I had a great … 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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Rural Revival?

I had the opportunity to tour a bit of the wheatbelt earlier this month to get a better understanding of the challenges (and opportunities) that the rural regions of our state face. It was good to head into the trip … Continue reading

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