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CityScape Newsletter

Feb 2008

An article by John Mant “Schedule seven revisited” Remember “Schedule Seven”? In post war NSW it was a statewide design code for “Residential 3” zones under the old Local Government Act 1919. Essentially it was a one page set of design and siting controls for flats up to three storeys.

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Where is Plan First up to now

Mar 2003

This is an article about Plan first. Sometimes it's difficult to tell where these reform movements are up to. Everything is so controlled. There is plenty of vacuous spin, but little real information and discussion. So where is Plan first really up to? We know from the spin it will bring about sustainable development and huge cost savings, but what about the hard-core details?

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