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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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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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A New Year – A New Plan?

Welcome to 2012! A New Year always heralds new opportunities and the need to plan for the year to come.  Following up from some comments on my last post about CCI’s recommendation to the state government to develop a Strategic … 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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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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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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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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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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