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NSW Planning agenda for megacity Sydney!

Ku-ring-gai Council has prepared a draft 20 year Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS) for Ku-ring-gai that meets the objectives and population targets established by NSW Planning, and its implementation arm, the Greater Sydney Commission. All Councils are required to do likewise.

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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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Important Dates

The Draft Ku-ring-gai Housing Strategy is on Public Exhibition until 8 May.

The Housing Strategy will determine the way our suburbs will be able to incorporate additional dwellings as required by the Greater Sydney Commission.

Your views on how this Housing Strategy will affect you and your area need to be communicated to your councillors. Please review the Draft Housing Strategy papers at Draft_Ku-ring-gai_Housing_Strategy_to_2036

To assist you in preparing a submission, please see the Letter to Ku-ring-gai residents from FOKE plus a Guideline for Draft Housing Strategy submission for some key points or ideas.

Postponement of AGM.

Due to Covid-19 and the new social distancing regulations we are unable to hold a meeting on the 20th May, as detailed in our March newsletter. We have requested and received approval from the Department of Fair Trading for a six month extension. We will be in contact with members with regard to a new date or advice as the situation develops.