Local Character Symposium – how can we enhance local character?

Jun 6, 2018 by Evan Matthews

Last Wednesday the NSW Department of Planning and Environment held a well attended Local Character Symposium that explored local character in the state. The full day of programming included an address by the Minister for Planning the Hon. Anthony Roberts, a keynote speech by urban planner and designer Peter Bishop, and a range of panel discussions and talks from industry experts.

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Greater Sydney Commission comes to Mosman

Apr 13, 2018 by Linda Kelly

Yesterday Mosman Council hosted a visit by representatives of the Greater Sydney Commission. Sarah Hill (CEO), Deborah Dearing (North District Commissioner), Greg Woodhams (Executive Director) and Sylvia Smith (Director) met with Council’s General Manager and planners. The purpose of the visit was to hear from the Commission about their plans for implementing the North District Plan and to provide the Commission the opportunity to see firsthand some of the planning issues in Mosman.

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Placemaking and Cityshaping – thought provoking ideas

Mar 20, 2018 by Linda Kelly

Last week Active Living NSW held the 2018 FitNSW conference titled Placemakers and Cityshapers: the pathway to active and healthy communities. This was an incredibly well-attended conference with health professionals, planners, designers, architects and transport professionals from local government, State government and the private sector listening to ways collaboration and innovation can create more walkable and healthy places.

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