Month: February 2016

VPELA SEMINAR THE MINISTER FOR PLANNING

Last Tuesday I attended a VPELA seminar where the Minister for Planning (Richard Wynne) was the guest speaker.  The purpose of the evening was for the Minister to provide an update on how the State Government is progressing with reforming the planning system. The Minister presented well and his enthusiasm on a number of issues,… Read more »

TESS TATTOOED AGAIN

If you are going to the The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Melbourne, at the weekend, keep an eye out for Collie town planner, Tessa Bond, who is performing with OzScot Australia, an international Highland Dance Team, featuring dancers from all over Australia. The show will feature 1200 performers from UK, Scotland, Sweden, Pacific Islands,… Read more »

RESIDENTIAL ZONE REVIEW

The Residential Development Advisory Committee (the Committee) on behalf of the Victorian State Government is conducting a review of the residential zones and has released a series of reports suggesting some initial improvements to the zones.  We welcome this review and note that many across the development industry, including Collie, have been critical of how… Read more »