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Northbridge pubs and clubs to stay loud

Northbridge pubs and clubs to stay loud

The entertainment noise consultation paper released for comment on Thursday proposes several reforms that relax noise regulations.

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Beyond NIMBYs: The surprising true enemy of progress in Perth
Analysis
Analysis

Beyond NIMBYs: The surprising true enemy of progress in Perth

Comments received through WAtoday's Big Perth series revealed it is the selfsame spectre that haunts both progressives and so-called NIMBYs that halts progress.

  • by Emma Young
Enormous deck proposed for Swan River
Planning

Enormous deck proposed for Swan River

A 100-metre long floating deck has been proposed for the Swan River. It will feature a huge swimming pool filled with chemical-free filtered river water.

  • by Hamish Hastie
Perth Hills 'tree change' on the chopping block in bid to halt urban sprawl
Analysis
Analysis

Perth Hills 'tree change' on the chopping block in bid to halt urban sprawl

It was once the semi-rural gateway to Western Australia's Wheatbelt, but Perth's north-east is an unexpected epicentre for the city's urban sprawl.

  • by Nathan Hondros
Backyards to be a relic of the past as Perth sprawls past Two Rocks
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Backyards to be a relic of the past as Perth sprawls past Two Rocks

Perth's northern suburbs are growing again but, with greater density than Subiaco, this is a different kind of sprawl.

  • by David Allan-Petale
The tiny country town set to become suburban Perth
Analysis
Planning

The tiny country town set to become suburban Perth

It's a 90-minute drive away but planners are predicting newcomers will soon outnumber existing residents four to one.

  • by Hamish Hastie
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Eight new bridges, five times the cycle paths: the plan for central Perth
City of Perth

Eight new bridges, five times the cycle paths: the plan for central Perth

There are plans to double the number of homes in Perth, Victoria Park, Subiaco and Peppermint Grove councils.

  • by Emma Young
Halting Perth's urban sprawl is not as easy as it sounds
City of Perth

Halting Perth's urban sprawl is not as easy as it sounds

‘Halting urban sprawl’ has become a catchphrase in Perth in recent years, but it’s closer to fantasy than reality, a new WAtoday analysis suggests.

  • by Emma Young & David Allan-Petale
Ninety-four per cent of Perth councils fail to hit new housing targets
Roads

Ninety-four per cent of Perth councils fail to hit new housing targets

Halting urban sprawl involves councils building new higher density housing. They're not off to a good start.

  • by Emma Young, Hamish Hastie, David Allan-Petale, Nathan Hondros & Conal Hanna
There are 1.4 million more people coming to Perth. Here's where they'll live
Roads

There are 1.4 million more people coming to Perth. Here's where they'll live

Do you know how many of Perth's 800,000 new homes are planned for your neighbourhood?

  • by Emma Young
Perth's biggest-ever development could go 100 per cent plastic-free
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Perth's biggest-ever development could go 100 per cent plastic-free

“Some say we’d be crazy for doing this ... I say, are we crazy for not doing it?”

  • by Emma Young