Planning

The Greens (WA) Urban Bushland Policy

The Greens (WA) note that, despite increasing concern in the community about the need to preserve urban bushland and wetlands, the state government has presided over the continued destruction of thousands of hectares of urban natural areas. New clearing controls have failed to adequately control urban clearing. Read more »

The Greens (WA) Marine and Coastal Policy

Western Australians from all backgrounds value our ocean, beaches and riverfronts as public places open to all. These areas need protection from developments that exclude responsible public access and damage natural values. Many parts of our coast are being threatened by insensitive development, some of which prevent, or restrict, waterfront access by local communities. Read more »

The Greens (WA) Sustainable Human Settlements Policy

The ecological impact of Australian settlement is unacceptable and must be reduced. The Greens (WA) believe that human settlements must be designed and built to minimise environmental harm and maximise social well-being. They must incorporate environmental, social and intergenerational measures. Read more »

The Greens (WA) Planning Policy

The Greens (WA) support a community driven approach to land use planning. Planning should be based on the needs of communities, not on corporate profits. We need designated areas of little or no development to maintain a healthy ecosystem that provides safe drinking water, air free from harmful toxins, and thriving animal, bird, plant, insect and marine life. Read more »

Wandi TOD disallowance motion

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[COUNCIL — Wednesday, 29 June 2011]
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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Phil Edman; Deputy President; Hon Dr Sally Talbot; Hon Helen Morton

METROPOLITAN REGION SCHEME AMENDMENT 1186/41 —
WANDI TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT PRECINCT — DISALLOWANCE

Motion

Resumed from an earlier stage of the sitting. Read more »

Mangles Bay Marina-based tourist precinct

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[COUNCIL — Thursday, 23 June 2011]
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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Wendy Duncan

MANGLES BAY MARINA-BASED TOURIST PRECINCT

Hon Lynn MacLaren to the Parliamentary Secretary representing the Minister for Lands Read more »

Bush Forever Sites - Perth Metropolitan Region

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[COUNCIL — Wednesday, 22 June 2011]
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Hon Alison Xamon; Hon Dr Sally Talbot; Hon Lynn MacLaren

BUSH FOREVER SITES — PERTH METROPOLITAN AREA

Motion Read more »

Greater Bunbury Region Scheme Amendments

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[COUNCIL — Tuesday, 21 June 2011]
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Hon Lynn MacLaren

GREATER BUNBURY REGION SCHEME AMENDMENT 0010/41 — MARLSTON NORTH
GREATER BUNBURY REGION SCHEME AMENDMENT 0011/41 — KOOMBANA NORTH — DISALLOWANCE

Withdrawal of Notice Read more »

Future Building Projects - "unacceptable danger" comments

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[COUNCIL — Tuesday, 21 June 2011]
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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Helen Morton

FUTURE BUILDING PROJECTS — “UNACCEPTABLE DANGER” COMMENTS

Hon Lynn MacLaren to the Minister for Mental Health representing the Minister for Planning Read more »

Perth Waterfront submission