610RepliesPretty sure I specifically said his sources remain unknown, therefore his stories can not be verified by anyone. If he is able to bash people so openly and freely, then he shouldn't have a problem naming who his sources are. Unless he has something to hide. He rambles on about "faceless men"....yet he him self remains faceless, and he purposely keeps his sources as faceless men to the rest of us. Therefore he is no better then those he attacks in...Last reply by Maximus in The Pub 1 hour ago
28RepliesAn article I wrote recently might be of interest to economists and demographers and maybe anyone with a interest in Adelaide's future. Enjoy, Malcolm King From the land of third rate politicians, to diabolically dodgy recruitment practices; from a state government that spent $73 million building a one way freeway and then 14 years later, built the return lane at a cost of $400 million; from the understaffed age care facilities to some of the highest energy bills in the world;...Last reply by Maximus in The Pub 5 hours ago
1363RepliesHere comes the world's biggest mining pit: Is this greatest mine of them all? Brad Crouch 12mar06 THE biggest mining project in history is set to transform South Australia into the "Saudi Arabia of the south" as the boundaries and depth of the Olympic Dam project grow by the day. It has been revealed 16 drilling rigs, working round the clock trying to determine the extent of one of the world's richest mines, so far have failed to find the boundaries...Last reply by Wayno in Regional Development 1 day ago
3RepliesBird Sanctuary Tourist Drawcard ... THE State Government has bought prime birdwatching land north of Adelaide in the hope it will become a tourism drawcard. The 2300ha sits along a 60km stretch of land from Barker Inlet to Parham, costing a total of $2 million. Environment Minister Ian Hunter said the land, which consists of salt flats, had the potential to lure interstate and overseas birdwatchers. "At the peak of the migration...Last reply by rhino in Regional Development 1 day ago
359Replieshttp://news.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=56698 New marina set to improve Port River 12:41 AEST Sun Jul 31 2005 AAP A state-of-the-art marina precinct will be constructed at Port Adelaide by the South Australian government. Costing $21 million, the marina will help to reduce the environmental impact on the Port River using modern technologies to reduce waste from boats. With space for more than 180 vessels, the marina will incorporate a boating and industry precinct to...Last reply by Vee in Metropolitan Development 1 day ago
Follow up to Height Limit Changes
Written by Howie Tuesday, 27 March 2012 20:15
Here's a follow up to the previous article. Some of the finer details from today's announcement.
Central Business Area
King William Street (currently 11-29 stories)- Airport Heights in in the Central Business area and 15 for the rest.
Morphett Street (currently 3-15 stories)- 3-15 Storeys
Pulteney Street (currently 4-15 stories)- Airport Heights in the Central Business area and 15 for the rest.
Grote/Wakefield Street (currently 4-20 stories)- Airport Heights in Central Business area and 15 for the rest.
Currie/Grenfell Street (currently 6-29 stories)- Airport Heights in Central Business area and 15 for the rest.
Franklin/Flinders Street (currently 7-20 stories)- Airport Heights in Central Business area and 15 for the rest.
Rundle Mall (Currently 6 storeys) -> Airport Heights, 6 storeys on the Mall.
Rundle Street (Currently 4-6 storeys) -> 6-12 Storeys
Hindley Street (Currently 3-8 storeys) -> 6-15 Storeys
Gouger Street (Currently 5-8 storeys) -> 6-15 Storeys
Sturt/Halifax Street (Currently 4-5 storeys) -> 6 + catalyst sites
O'Connell Street (Currently 3 storeys) -> 6 storeys (south of tynte street) + catalyst sites.
*catalyst sites are allowed to exceed height limits.
South Terrace (currently 6-7 storeys) -> 10 storeys
North Terrace (currently 6-20 storeys) -> Airport heights in business area and 15 for the rest
West Terrace (currently 5-8 storeys) -> 8-15 storeys
Hindmarsh Square (currently 12 storeys) -> Airport heights
Light Square (currently 12 storeys) -> 15 storeys
Hurtle/Whitmore Square (currently 4 storeys) -> 8 storeys
Vibrant Adelaide - Historic Changes to Adelaide CBD
Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 March 2012 14:27 Written by Howie Tuesday, 27 March 2012 10:22
At 1pm today Minister John Rau announced significant reforms to the Adelaide City development plan.
The key reforms are :
Unlimited Height for parts of the CBD (CASA Aviation Limits Permitting)
Significant Height Increases throughout the rest of the CBD
*Much* Faster approval times
Recognise signficances of streetscape
For full list see the release below.. or join the discussion on the forum.
Here is the topology of the proposed changes.
This is also a workflow diagram for the new DA approval process (this process could take 180 days under the current system).
This comes shortly after the announcement of a new City Design Review Panel to assess all development applications before the DAC.
We anticipate there will be more announcements in the days to come. This is truly an exciting time to be in South Australia.
We'll continue to bring you the latest on this developing story as details come to light.
For further information and coverage :
Adelaide Now (disregard the article title)
For more discussion :
Tonsley Park Redevelopment
Written by Howie Tuesday, 20 March 2012 17:27
You can read more on the Tonsley Park redevelopment and download the full masterplan from their website.
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