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Thursday, August 19, 2004

Perverting Melbourne planning

This city's famous liveability is under threat, and not just from developers, writes Kenneth Davidson.

Melbourne 2030 - Planning for sustainable growth, was released in 2002 with great fanfare by Premier Steve Bracks, Transport Minister Peter Batchelor and Planning Minister Mary Delahunty. Here was a vision for the future of Melbourne that would preserve the city's famous liveability in the context of a growing population by focusing development in 115 so-called activity centres that would "reduce the number of private motorised vehicle trips".


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