Category: Newsletters

We’ve Moved to Town! Announcing Our New Location and Phone Number

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We’ve packed up the pens and paper and moved to town! Please come visit our new premises in the heart of Perth City and be sure to update your records with our new address and phone number: New Location: Level 7, 160 St Georges Terrace, Perth (Between William Street & King Street) New Phone: (08) 9226 4276 Amid the buzz…

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Congratulations to TBB’s Bill Burrell and Lex Barnett – 2016 PIA Award Winners

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Our very own Bill Burrell and Lex Barnett received high accolades at the 2016 PIA WA Awards for Excellence 2016, held Friday 11th November at Crown Perth. Bill Burrell received the W.E. Bold Memorial Medal for Lifetime Achievement, the highest accolade from the Institute, marking a pinnacle in his long and distinguished career. Managing Director Lex Barnett’s contribution to the planning…

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Cockburn Central West Nears Completion as Developers Buy Stage 1 Lots

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Cockburn Central West is the final precinct to be developed in the State Government’s Cockburn Central Activity Centre project. The precinct’s much anticipated centerpiece and soon-to-be home of the Freo Dockers – the Cockburn Aquatic and Recreation Centre (‘Cockburn ARC’) – is nearing completion as developers buy Stage 1 lots. Cockburn Central West – Supporting a Growing Population An innovative…

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Design WA – A Better Built Environment

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The importance of good design in Western Australian Planning has been elevated with the introduction of Design WA, a comprehensive policy suite aimed at improving the quality of developments and the neighbourhoods they reside in. Design WA will ensure good design outcomes for all developments and create a more consistent development process through its policy framework. This framework is based…

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Project Updates: Work in Progress December 2016

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Town of Cambridge Local Planning Strategy The project team is edging closer towards stakeholder engagement, with the Background Analysis Report to be complete in January and a series of community and stakeholder events to be undertaken in March. The Local Planning Strategy is a fantastic opportunity to coordinate the excellent work of the Town of Cambridge over the past few…

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New Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015

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Taking effect on 19th October 2015, the new Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015 (The Regulations) are a much needed replacement for the longstanding Town Planning Regulations 1967 and associated Model Scheme Text. The new Regulations were recently gazetted on August 25th 2015 and reflect the state government’s commitment to streamline planning schemes across all local governments statewide.…

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Residential Design Codes – Amendment 2015

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Significant changes to the Residential Design Codes (R-Codes), including new standards for landowners with R30 and R35 coded properties, will take effect on 23rd October 2015. The R-Code Amendment 2015 focuses on lowering the dwelling yield for multiple dwellings within the R30 and R35 density codes, in response to community concerns that some cases of over-development were occurring. As a…

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Close of Advertising on the Perth and Peel @3.5million Strategy and Frameworks

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TBB assisted various clients in the preparation of submissions on the Perth and Peel @3.5million strategy and the Sub-regional Planning Frameworks. In total, we helped prepare approximately 20 submissions on a range of issues, as well as preparing TBB’s own submission. TBB’s Submission TBB’s submission focused on the importance of strong consultation with all stakeholders and the need for the…

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Q&A with Bill Burrell

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Delivering Rail to Perth Airport and an Urban Village in a Landscaped Setting

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Taylor Burrell Barnett was commissioned in 2013 by the City of Belmont and Perth Airport Pty Ltd to prepare a Vision and Implementation Plan for Development Area 6 (DA6). DA6 incorporates landholdings bound by Great Eastern Highway, Tonkin Highway and the Perth Airport, within the suburb of Redcliffe. The Vision project has been subject to ongoing community involvement through a…

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