A History of Action since 1987

2011 Bill Warnock Memorial dinner – Lindsay and Kerry Clare

2011 Response to WAPC “Capital City Planning Framework”

2011 Submission on MRS Waterfront Amendment

2010 August : Fourth Bill Warnock Dinner and Lecture, with speaker: Prof Rob Adams, City of Melbourne

2010 Response to City of Perth’s “What If? Projects”

2010 “Strategic Planning & Governance of the Capital City”: a discussion paper in conjunction with Australian Institute of Architects.

2010 Submission on City of Perth “Draft Urban Design Framework”

2010 September CityVision multi-agency workshop: Cultural Infrastructure

2010 March CityVision Dinner. Prof Geoffrey Bolton: “Delay and Decay” (in cultural infrastructure provision)

2009 September Third annual Bill Warnock Dinner and Lecture, with speaker Steve Woodland, Government Architect

2009 May CityVision’s Plan for the Perth Waterfront presented to Swan River Trust.

2009 April. Ken Adam and Premier inspect Waterfront site, with CityVision’s plan.

2009 January. CityVision meets with Premier Colin Barnett and Minister for Planning John Day.

2008 Second Bill Warnock dinner & lecture
Speaker: Alan Saunders, ABC.

2008 Article published “Perth City’s Future: Time for some Sensible Thinking”

2008 Publication of CityVision’s Plan for Perth Waterfront

2008 CityVision celebrates its 21st year.

2008 June CityVision Forum on the Waterfront

2008 CityVision opposes Metropolitan Region Scheme amendment, deleting the Fitzgerald Street – Milligan Street road link

2008 Historian Prof Jenny Gregory and research assistant Ruth Morgan prepare archival record of CityVision files.

2007 CityVision supports City of Perth’s Concept for Concert Hall Precinct

2007 Inaugural Bill Warnock Memorial
Dinner and Lecture, with speaker Alan Dodge (CEO, Art Gallery of WA)

2007 Workshop on “Northbridge Link”

2006 CityVision workshops (3) on “Vision for the City”

2005 Submission on “Perth Western Foreshore Indicative Concept Plan” published by Landcorp

2005 Submission on EPRA: Draft Masterplan for East Perth Power Station

2005 “Creativity and the Future of Perth” joint paper, CityVision with Simon Blackwell

2004 Ken Adam receives award as a “Champion of the Built Environment” in the Year of the Built Environment.

2003 Submissions on the future of the WA Museum

2003 New Chairman of CityVision, Ken Adam receives Architect’s Board of WA Award

2002 CityVision publishes its concept plan for a great city park on central railway land, following the State government decision to sink the Fremantle line.

2002 CityVision awarded both State and National “Award for Excellence in Planning: Media” by Royal Australian Planning Institute/Planning Institute of Australia.

2001 – 07 CityVision active in “G8” group, in forum on Southern Rail Link and submissions to State government and City of Perth

2001 June. Death of Bill Warnock

2000 – 01 Submission on the PCEC proposals

2000 CityVision supports Foreshore location for PCEC.

2000 Bill Warnock appointed to Planning Minister’s “Future Perth” Committee.

2000 1991 Cathedral Square proposals by Ken Adam formally endorsed by CityVision.

2000 CityVision’s founding Chairman, Bill Warnock, appointed an Honorary Fellow of The Royal Australian Planning Institute.

2000 CityVision Forum on Proposed Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre (PCEC).

1999 CityVision Charrette: Three Bold Visions for Perth

1999 CityVision participates in RAIA Charrette on Central Perth.

1999 Forum on future of Supreme Court buildings and location.

1998 – 2000 Submissions to City of Perth to remove Forrest Place overhead walkway.

1998 – 2000 Submissions on draft Master Plan for Barrack Square Redevelopment.

1998 – 99 CityVision publishes concepts for the land above the Northbridge tunnel./Graham Farmer Freeway

1998 Capital City Forum organised by CityVision

1997 “A Capital City Planning and Development Agency for Perth.” proposed by CityVision, supported by the Property Council of Australia, Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA, and Australian Institute of Urban Studies.

1996 CityVision incorporated, as Capital City Vision, Inc.

1995 Second revision of CityVision’s Manifesto as “CitVision’s Agenda for the Capital City of Perth”.

1995 CityVision submission on proposed Southern (Mandurah) Railway route through the city.

1994 – 95 CityVision leads a successful campaign, with the RAIA and others to save Council House, following the decision of appointed commissioners to demolish it. The newly elected Council resolved to retain it, against the recommendation of its officers, Re-opened, to widespread acclaim in 1997
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1994 Publication of Jan Gehl report: “Public Spaces and Public Life in Perth”

1994 Submission on State government program: “Perth – a City for People”

1993 CityVision, with Robert Hart, publishes plan for a new Northbridge Boulevard.

1993 April. CityVision’s Manifesto reviewed, as “CityVision’s Objectives and Agenda for the Capital City”

1993 Jan Gehl study of Central Perth, with contributions from CityVision members.

1993 Foreshore Competition officially abandoned by State government

1992 City Challenge Conference, initiated by CityVision, brings Jan Gehl to Perth, leading to him being commissioned to carry out a study of Perth.

1991 State government and City of Perth issue brief for “Perth City Foreshore Urban Design Competition”.

1990 “A Capital City Planning Authority” a proposal to the State government and City of Perth, in conjunction with the Australian Institute of Urban Studies and WA Chamber of Commerce and Industry

1989 – 96 Submissions on: Proposed East Perth Redevelopment Authority; Swan Brewery conservation and development; City Northern Bypass; and Perth Cultural Centre.

1989 – 92 Inner-City Living: CityVision submissions to State government, City of Perth and the Commonwealth government lead to formation of the Inner City Housing Task force, subsequent publication of its report and establishment of the Inner City Living Office.

1988 – 89 First CityVision Plan for Perth City Foreshore

1988 Publication of CityVision Manifesto “New Directions for Central Perth”.

1987 Perth Urban Discussion Group convened by Ian Alexander and Bill Warnock, becomes CityVision in the same year

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