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Victoria’s Push for Better Apartments (Part 1)

In May, Victorian Planning Minister Richard Wynne released the government’s discussion paper entitled Better Apartments. This document is the next stage of the process that began under the previous government looking at how to improve the design quality of Victoria’s … Continue reading

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Shaping our City: Interview with Cr Rohan Leppert

Architects play a vital role in crafting our cities one building at a time. However they are just one player within an ecosystem of professionals, bureaucrats and politicians that are actively shaping our built environment. In a booming city such … Continue reading

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Fixing the Victorian Planning System in the wake of East West Link.

As previously reported, Planning Minister Matthew Guy has used his extraordinary powers as Planning Minister to approve the East West Link permits. In doing so he has ignored the majority of recommendations put to him by the independent Assessment Committee. … Continue reading

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