Year: 2009

DAVIS PARK MOOROOKYLE

Landscape construction work has commenced at Davis Park, in Moorookyle, Tarneit, which is a local neighbourhood park incorporating a number of elements of historical interest while responding to recreational needs, drainage requirements and environmental sustainable re-vegetation goals. Historical Background and Approvals A favourable assessment of the Werribee Plains (to the west of Melbourne) in 1824… Read more »

EPPING MEDICAL AND SPECIALIST CENTRE

Collie was pleased to see the opening of the medical centre at 300 Cooper Street Epping. Collie provided planning and landscape architecture services for the medical and specialist centre at 300 Cooper Street, Epping. The proposed development on the vacant site included a medical centre (accommodating 90 medical practitioners) within a three-storey building as well… Read more »

CHRISTMAS QUIZ

SPOT THE DIFFERENCE There are 7 differences in the two pictures below. See how long it takes you to find them all!

PLANNING SCHEME AMENDMENTS

Frustrated with the rezoning process? So are we! The time is ripe for radical changes to the planning scheme amendment (PSA) process. The State government has announced a review of the Planning and Environment Act 1987 – including the provisions regarding amendments to planning schemes. So what changes to the system might make a difference?… Read more »

SORELL TOWNSHIP URBAN MASTERPLAN

Sorell Township, in the picturesque area outside Hobart Tasmania at the intersection of the key Tasman and Arthur Highways, has been masterplanned recently by Collie… Sorell Council recognized its key Township of Sorrell was experiencing significant growth that was affecting existing operational systems. Future growth required some important decisions about the Township structure and a… Read more »

POPULATION GROWTH

Does unprecedented population growth equal unprecedented opportunity? As most people would have heard, Melbourne is experiencing population growth never seen before in Australia (over 200 people a day / around 1,500 people a week / around 75,000 people a year).  Given that this population growth is largely being driven by overseas students and migrants with… Read more »

ARSENAL

Arsenal Football Club in London has one of the newest and most impressive football stadiums in the world.  Arsenal Football Club (Arsenal) is one of the largest and most successful football (soccer) clubs in England.  At the start of the 2006 / 07 season, Arsenal relocated from its long time home ground of ‘Highbury’ in… Read more »

MS 24 HOUR MEGASWIM

Once again the Collie Dugongs will be participating in the MS Australia 24 Hour Megaswim.  As part of fund raising events this year, we will be hosting a Bunnings BBQ at Port Melbourne so come down and show your support.  The Megaswim will be held on the Friday and Saturday, 26 / 27 February 2010… Read more »

MOVEMBER

Collie staff are also raising money to help with awareness of and funds for men’s health by participating in Movember. Click here to find out more and see their efforts so far! Collie staff are eagerly competing in the Movember challenge to help raise awareness and funds for men’s health – specifically prostate cancer and… Read more »

QUIZ

What percentage of plant life on earth is found in the ocean?