“I support a communities-driven approach to land use planning. Coastal development and transport infrastructure are major challenges in our region. We need to plan today for a changing landscape where the cost of oil will transform transportation and the shape of our city.” Read more »

Rethink on the Crown hotel required

A legal challenge underway regarding the Crown Towers hotel is just the latest controversy to plague the development, Greens South Metro MLC Lynn MacLaren says.

“It is not too late for the Environmental Protection Authority to properly  assess this proposal,” Ms MacLaren said.

“If Burswood residents are successful in seeking an injunction and ultimately in having the current  approval for the Crown Towers Perth hotel thrown out by the Supreme Court, it will provide an opportunity for the development proposal to be assessed by the usual town planning processes, as opposed to decision made solely by the Gaming Minister. Read more »