Two Steps Forward, One Step Back? Ten Years of Walkability

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Today is the tenth anniversary of the official launch of the Toronto Pedestrian Charter by Councillor Jane Pitfield and the formidable urban theorist Jane Jacobs. (Though, it should be noted, the Charter was adopted a few months earlier, on 21 … Read More

NSW Planning Green Paper – Our Submission

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The NSW Planning Green Paper, outlining a number of proposed changes to the planning system, was released in July 2012. Councils, planning practitioners, developers and members of the community were invited to have their say on the proposed changes, via consultations, submissions … Read More

Lake Macquarie Draft LEP & DCP 2012 Now On Exhibition

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Lake Macquarie City Council announced yesterday (Thursday) that a number of draft planning documents are now on public exhibition: Draft Lifestyle 2030 Strategy Draft Local Environment Plan 2012 (LEP) Draft Development Control Plan 2012 (DCP) Draft Flora and Fauna Survey … Read More

Landscape Design for Health

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Imagine a therapy that had no known side effects, was readily available, and could improve your cognitive functioning at zero cost. Such a therapy has been known to philosophers, writers, and laypeople alike: interacting with nature. Many have suspected that … Read More

The NSW Planning Green Paper

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Click here and fill out the contact form to get your FREE summary of the NSW Planning Green Paper. On Saturday 14 July 2012, the NSW Government released A New Planning System for New South Wales: Green Paper outlining a number of … Read More

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