Month: August 2011

POTENTIALLY CONTAMINATED LAND ADVISORY COMMITTEE

In February 2011 the Minister for Planning appointed an Advisory Committee to examine the existing planning controls and processes for potentially contaminated land. The Advisory Committee is scheduled to exhibit an ‘Issues and Options Paper’ in the next few weeks and is expected to invite written submissions during September and October. The Planning Institute of… Read more »

UDIA FUNCTION – ROBERT CLARK

The guest speaker at the 5 August UDIA lunch was Robert Clark MP. The flyer said he’s been a Member of Parliament since 1988. That’s a good innings for any politician, so I had high expectations. Robert Clark is the Minister for Finance. Of more relevance is the fact that he is also Attorney General…. Read more »

A POSTCARD FROM MALAYSIA

Kuala Lumpur is everything you would expect a big South-East Asian city to be – loud; hot; busy; humid; hot; dirty; hot and great food. Did I mention that it was hot? Perhaps the most surprising thing for me though was the extent of the shopping in KL. There are so many huge multi-storey indoor… Read more »