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Search for oil and gas in SA passes $500 million a year

Premier Jay Weatherill said today official figures show spending on the search for oil and gas in South Australia had broken through the $500 million barrier in 2013/14 to $531.3 million… 314 more words

Wattle Range

On The City Council Agenda - September 2, 2014

A fairly brief agenda greets our intrepid Tustin City Council this Tuesday after their brief hyatus. Hopefully, during their time off, they enjoyed the great production of Peter Pan put on by the Tustin Area Council on Fine Arts through their Broadway in the Park program. 665 more words

Local Government

Review of “Triumph of the City” – Part I: Not Satisfying

By Renard Teipelke

Has there been any other book in the past couple of years which has polarized me that much!? Harvard economist, Edward Glaeser… 1,254 more words


Water meter installations to take place in the coming weeks

The installation of water meters will commence in the area in the coming weeks, according to Irish Water.

The news came ahead of a non-political protest at the Market Square this morning against the implementation of water charges at the end of next month. 98 more words

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Geoff Pearson's article that clearly outlines problems inherent in DAP

This compelling article points out the problematic nature of DAP decision-making and how it ignores local planning and the local knowledge of communities. The Development Assessment Panel decisions have been made in favour of developers who have submitted non-complying development applications often to the detriment of the communities in which they are situated. 128 more words


The power of small actions

We’ve not asked anyone’s permission to do this; we’re just doing it. And we are certainly not waiting for that cheque to drop through the letterbox before the letterbox before we start.

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Visual pollution happens when lazy people can’t be bothered making functional things more appealing. These four bins in Fremantle’s William Street, opposite the Civic Centre are less than four metres apart and I think they look appalling. 132 more words