The “Planners in Pink” were out and about at the Mosman Markets on 3 March listening to your ideas for a revitalised Spit Junction, and raising awareness about the People’s Junction project.
What does the real estate industry think of the Spit Junction Masterplan project?
This extract from an article in the Property Observer gives one perspective.
A recent report by the Australian government, State of Australian Cities 2011, identifies the problems being faced by federal and state governments and also councils, where they now need to completely rethink their long-term masterplans. Australia’s population has grown by 3 million in the past decade, yet productivity growth has slowed and then declined since 1998…
There are two events happening this week.
- On Wednesday morning 14 March from 7.30 – 9am the project team will be running a Business Breakfast for the local business community.
- On Thursday evening 15 March a workshop will be held this time for the local community. The community workshop will start at 6.30pm and finish at 9pm.
Civic Centre sites play an important role in all communities. They are a great community asset and the Mosman Civic Centre is no different. From time to time they do, however, need to be upgraded to ensure they remain relevant and meet the needs of all members of the community.
Mosman Local Environmental Plan 2012
Mosman Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2012 was finalised and approved by the Minister for Planning and Infrastructure in late 2011, and published on the NSW Legislation Website on 9 December 2011. It came into effect on 1 February 2012, and consists of a written instrument and maps.
As usual the monthly Mosman Market will be back on Saturday 3 March, 2012. But this time round the People’s Junction will be making an appearance. The project team will be there from 8am answering all your questions about this exciting new project which will shape the future of the Junction.
Spit Junction plays a retail, civic and service role for the local community. There are a number of other centres in the surrounding area that provide similar facilities and compete with Spit Junction, which means many local residents are choosing to shop, eat or visit outside of the Junction.
The Masterplan for Spit Junction will be looking at the potential redevelopment of the Council buildings in Spit Junction, including the existing library building. This will create an exciting opportunity for the development of new library facilities.