Tag Archives: Super Town

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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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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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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Super Town Update… Some Progress

Back in February I mentioned the Leader of the National Party here in WA – Brendon Grylls proposing the focus on development of Super Towns as a possible policy to aid in the appropriate expansion of country towns on the … Continue reading

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