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The Once Lucky Country

‘The Once Lucky Country’ article makes some poignant warnings about where Australia’s cities, especially Sydney and Melbourne, are headed under current planning policies in terms of housing cost, liveability and jobs. The article appeared in the City Journal and is written by Joel Kotkin. He is the presidential fellow in urban futures…

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The NSW Department of Environment has issued a number of discussion papers in preparation for a new Management Plan for Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, including Lion Island, Long Island and Spectacle Island Nature Reserves.

The 5 papers cover Aboriginal cultural values, Recreation, Natural and shared heritage, Visitor destinations, Leases and consents.

We urge all interested parties to make a submission before the September 15 deadline.  The site with the Discussion Pages is Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Consultation