Tag Archives: Western Sydney

The Strategic Week (no. 10, Thursday 25 February 2016) – the week in governance, planning, infrastructure and transport

Welcome to the tenth edition of The Strategic Week. With this edition the structure of TSW has been tweaked slightly; there is a new “Top of the Week” section which will contain one or two key news items. The Governance … Continue reading

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The Strategic Week (no. 8, Thursday 11 February 2016) – the week in governance, planning, infrastructure and transport

Governance Federal opposition calls for Cities Minister replacement Federal Shadow Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Cities and Tourism Anthony Albanese has called on the Prime Minister to appoint a new Minister for Cities to replace Jamie Briggs who resigned recently (see TSW4). Mr … Continue reading

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The Strategic Week (no. 7, Thursday 4 February 2016) – the week in governance, planning, infrastructure and transport

Governance Accusations and money fly in NSW council merger fight … The consultation process for NSW local government amalgamations has been described as a “dog’s breakfast” and a “farce” by a number of local government leaders, according to media reports. … Continue reading

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The Strategic Week (no. 6, Friday 29 January 2016) – the week in governance, planning, infrastructure and transport

Governance GSC embarks on Sydney’s “great new experiment” in planning – but will it survive the roads lobby? The Greater Sydney Commission (GSC) officially started work on 27 January 2016. The Sydney Morning Herald in an editorial described the GSC as a … Continue reading

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The Strategic Week (no. 5, Thursday 21 January 2016) – the week in governance, planning, infrastructure and transport

Governance IPART seeks to reduce regulatory burden on NSW councils… The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is seeking feedback on 49 recommendations to reduce the regulatory burdens that the NSW Government imposes on local government contained in a just-released draft … Continue reading

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The Strategic Week (no. 4, Friday 15 January 2016) – the week in governance, planning, infrastructure and transport

Welcome to the first edition of The Strategic Week for 2016 – and apologies for the delay in this edition which was meant to appear last week. This edition also covers the period since the appearance of TSW 3 on … Continue reading

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The Strategic Week (no. 3, Friday 18 December 2015) – the week in governance, planning, infrastructure and transport

Introduction Because of today’s announcement of the NSW local government mergers this edition of “The Strategic Week” is being released a day later than usual and the lead item on the mergers is also longer than normal. There is also … Continue reading

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The Strategic Week (no. 2, Thursday 10 December 2015) – the week in governance, planning, infrastructure and transport

Before we begin, a thank-you to all the people who read, liked, shared and commented on the inaugural edition of The Strategic Week – and especially to those who gave me detailed and instructive feedback. Your responses are all greatly … Continue reading

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The Strategic Week (no. 1, Thursday 3 December 2015) – the week in governance, planning, infrastructure and transport

Welcome to the first edition of “the Strategic Week” Welcome to the first edition of a new service on the StrategicMatters blog – the Strategic Week, a short summary of the some of the week’s key developments in governance, planning, infrastructure and … Continue reading

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Sydney Metro plans updated – but key station location still unresolved

The State Government’s release of the Sydney Metro City and Southwest Project Update has flagged some key changes with interesting implications both for transport and urban planning in Sydney, though it hasn’t resolved the key issue of which alignment and … Continue reading

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