Tag Archives: Pilbara

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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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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Pilbara here we come

Some of you may recall I posted some time back about the fantastic opportunity I have had to take part in the 2011 Leadership WA program. It has been a privilege to be able to gain access to some of … Continue reading

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Regional Population Growth and Challenges

Have you had one of those weeks where everything just happens at once?  Well I’m in the midst of it at the moment… Part of the reason is that I’ve just come back from chairing the first CEDA event in … 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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Regional Realignment Time?

I felt a bit like the Beatles Day Tripper yesterday when I had the opportunity to head up to the powerhouse of the Australian economy – the Pilbara – specifically Karratha.  It was an early morning flight out of Perth … 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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Placed Based Policies

WA is a large state… geographically isolated from pretty much everywhere else on the planet – which has been a contributor to the innovation that has come out of necessity; however we can be seen for being somewhat insular in … Continue reading

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