Tag Archives: Investment

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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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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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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Northern Exposure

Well I’ve managed to make it back down to Perth after a whirlwind tour of the north – it was a fantastic experience and a great way of gaining a greater understanding of some of the issues that the North-West … Continue reading

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Future Planning Issues Are Here to Stay…

The challenges of future planning for the Perth metro area are evident now in the northern suburbs…  Reading the article below from the WA Business News it highlights the complexity of government planning and the interface with developers – I … Continue reading

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A shorter view of our Future – 2020

Welcome to a new year – 2011 As you may have noted I managed to stay away from the computer (and hence this blog) for over two weeks – amazing! A surprise awaited me this morning – for some reason … Continue reading

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TIAC again?

It was interesting news to hear back on the 8th of December that the Technology and Industry Advisory Council (TIAC) was reforming.  Almost 12 months to the day that it was disbanded…  Having a look at the current website they … Continue reading

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More on State Development

A week ago I attended a luncheon held by CCI WA for the WA Premier Colin Barnett – it coincided with the Liberal National government reaching the middle of their current term of government. There were two main areas that … 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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