Tag Archives: Infrastructure

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 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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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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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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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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Global Planning Ideas Get Shared – I hope

Last week Perth had the fortune of UWA hosting the 2011 World Planning Schools Congress.  Some 500 planning scholars from all over the world (I believe that there were only 150 Australians in the mix!) spent 4 days presenting, networking, … Continue reading

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Super Towns Named

I read this morning that the first round of Super Towns have been identified and named by Brendon Grylls for WA from an article in the West Australian.  They are: Katanning Collie Esperance Northam Jurien Bay Morawa Boddington Manjimup Margaret … 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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