WHAT IS IT?
Throughout the course of the Tour and in each state, participants identified the need to adopt both a more regional approach to planning, as well as pin-pointed very specific pieces of legislation and process that, in their opinion, requires amendment to make more and better green space possible. A review of the regulatory/policy environment at the national, state/territory and local levels and identify where changes may be made to drive greater use of green life in cities and communities in Australia.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Work with a well placed consultant to identify and review legislation that relates to urban green space, then analyse gaps opportunities for improvement.
WHY IT’S USEFUL
- Provides those working at a policy level, as well as the much broader industry with an insight into how the planning process works, May indirectly influence or inspire decision-makers to try an alternative approach.
BACKED BY TOUR CONTRIBUTORS:
Amy Sawford, SA Health, SA. Joanne Smith, PLA, WA. Jennifer Witheridge, Swinburne Uni, VIC. Nano Langenheim, University of Melbourne, VIC. Kim Merkwell, E2Design Lab, QLD. Erin Harrison, EMRC, WA. Lyndal Plant, UQ, Brisbane City Council. Pierre Quesnel, UDLA, WA. Josie Alvaro, ACC, SA. David Martin, AILA, NSW.