Hi Ross: Thank you for asking. Whenever someone in government …

Comment on CBD planning: The vibrants are at it again by Erwin Chlanda.

Hi Ross: Thank you for asking. Whenever someone in government has a bright new idea about planning, the word “vibrant” is bound to pop up.
An example is a media release from Minister for Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics Nicole Manison this week: “The Planning for a Vibrant Future and Planning Reform – Review, Reframe, Renew discussion papers are significant steps towards creating a planning system that is accessible, progressive, considered and shared by all Territorians.” (My emphasis.)
Erwin Chlanda, Editor.

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