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Barbara Carlisle

CONSULTANTS UNDER SCRUTINY

Excerpt from Age article 11/8/14 The $8 billion project, which links Melbourne’s Eastern Freeway with the Western Ring Road, is shaping up as the key political flash point in the lead-up to November’s hotly contested state election. Traffic forecasts for major road infrastructure have been put under increased scrutiny after a $46 million class action was […]

TOO MANY TOO SOON

There will be an oversupply of new apartment developments in Manningham, particularly on Doncaster Hill, if the current number pre-selling ever get off the ground A glut of apartments will drive down prices and pose a problem for investors who would be relying on the value of their property to increase by the time development […]

Wind Assessments Required For Doncaster Hill High Rise

All developers are required to provide a wind assessment to minimise additional wind flow to ground level. “Before the development starts,

Leading Law Firm Confirms Councils and RTA Can Be Liable for Deaths and Injuries on Shared Bicycle Paths

No Speed Limits – No Risk Analysis or Duty of Care – No Insurance Cover – No Identification Required for Cyclists – No Means of Enforcement “Councils Must Build Dedicated Bicycle Paths – Footpaths Are For Pedestrians” Leading law firm Slater and Gordon has been retained by the Pedestrian Council of Australia to provide advice […]

C 95 Panel Recommmends Limited Term For Supermarket

These relevant comments were sent in by the “Friends of Jackson” The prospect of a long term period for a supermarket in Jackson Court, to reinvigorate and anchor the flagging centre, appears doubtful now that the C95 panel, at the behest of the applicant, has recommended the term of the supermarket be reduced to a period […]