Category Archives: Current Issues

ELIZABETH QUAY: CITYVISION REFINEMENTS SHOW ADDED CIVIC VALUE – INCLUDING A BRIDGE

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CityVision has long championed development of Perth’s waterfront, to create a more enjoyable and accessible foreshore. Our aim has always been to maximize civic value, taking advantage of our unique riverfront, while maintaining and adding to the future public domain. … Continue reading

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ELIZABETH QUAY: Cityvision plan shows it’s not too late to avoid traffic chaos.

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The CityVision-sponsored Citizens’ Enquiry into Elizabeth Quay headed by the Hon Robert Nicholson AO, Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton AO and retired Associate Professor of Architecture David Standen AM, found that the current scheme was flawed. The report by twelve invited … Continue reading

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Citizens’ Waterfront Enquiry – Conclusions & Recommendations

CityVision  – Elizabeth Quay Project: Conclusions and Recommendations drawn from Submissions by Invited Experts February 2013 A major enquiry into Elizabeth Quay was initiated by CityVision and prepared by three prominent citizens: the Hon Robert Nicholson AO, Emeritus Professor Geoffrey … Continue reading

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Citizens’ Waterfront Enquiry

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A major enquiry into Elizabeth Quay prepared by three prominent citizens: the Hon Robert Nicholson AO, Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton AO and retired Associate Professor of Architecture David Standen AM, has found that the planning process was deeply flawed, and … Continue reading

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Submission: MRA Perth Waterfront Design Guidelines

Introduction: Unfortunately there has been very little proper public debate on – despite much public reaction to – the present government’s Waterfront Scheme. Since previous public hearings were concerned specifically with MRS procedures, limited to rezoning issues, publication of these … Continue reading

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Myths about the Perth Foreshore Plan

There are many propositions supporting the current design for the development of the Perth waterfront at the Esplanade.  These include: The traffic consequences resulting from the diversion of Riverside Drive are inconsequential and can be resolved The waterfront plan will … Continue reading

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Response to WAPC “Capital City Planning Framework”

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Making the City of Perth a Capital City for all West Australians Comment on Capital City Planning Framework 2011 An all party submission to the Premier and Cabinet, and the Parliament of the State of Western Australia 23 September 2011 … Continue reading

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Submission: MRS Waterfront Amendment

Perth Waterfront Project – MRS Amendment 1203/41 – Submission – Public Hearing  28 July 2011 Introduction `Ken Adam and Ralph Stanton represent CityVision in this hearing. Please refer to pages 1 and 2 of CityVision’s submission for a summary of … Continue reading

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Response to planning concepts for Burswood Island

CityVision supports the plan for a new major stadium at Burswood and has done so for some time. Please view our earlier comments below, which outline our case. a) Burswood Peninsula Draft District Framework Comments by CityVision CityVision BurswoodSubmission b)“Perth’s … Continue reading

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Perth Waterfront Proposals

CityVision’s submission and alternative plan retains Esplanade Park (part), Riverside Drive as an elegant bridge, limits overshadowing buildings: and still creates real estate revenue for government, while establishing greater civic and  community value. A (Brief) History of CityVision’s Involvement and … Continue reading

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