From last week Age, this article continues the discussion on the state government's proposed new residential zones: http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/politics/danger-zone-planning-the-citys-future-must-include-consultation-20120713-221gk.html...
The Friends of Banyule are holding their AGM next week and have Dr Michael Buxton as their keynote speaker.
Thursday 24 November, 7.30pm
Old Shire Offices
60 Beverley Road Heidelberg, Melways 32 D3
Associate Professor Michael Buxton is the keynote speaker. Dr Buxton joined RMIT in 1998. He formerly headed the process for developing Australia’s National Greenhouse Strategy, and the group responsible for the development and implementation of environmental policy in Victoria. Michael Buxton has contributed extensively to government policy. He is a former chairperson of the Premier’s Green Wedge Working Party which advised the Victorian government on the introduction of a legislated urban growth boundary and revised green wedge zones for Melbourne’s green belt. He is a prolific media contributor on contemporary issues related to planning and the environment, including the green wedges and the urban growth boundary.