Posts in the 'Local Futures' category

City Strategies National Issues – Why Government Inertia?

“State and federal governments have their heads in the sand around the evolution and growth of cities,” says Sydney Lord Mayor, Clover Moore, slamming lack of policy.

Should Cities Rule The World?

This is the question Clover Moore presented when …

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Natural Disaster Mitigation – To Save Taxpayers Billions?

“An open-source platform that provides access to information about disasters such as floods and bushfires could help yield savings of $500 million to $2.4 billion alone.” The Australian Business Roundtable for Disaster Resilience & Safer Communities.

About The Roundtable’s

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Students Doing Well With Early Start/Finish

A year after Merrylands East Public principal John Goh introduced early start and finish times the ‘experiment’ has been declared a huge success. The 370 students are enjoying school more for the right reasons and boys in particular have

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Free ‘Organic Origins’ Delivery To Warrandytians!

Local organic delivery company, Organic Origins, is offering free delivery to all PWF readers who live in or near Warrandyte – a leafy part of Melbourne’s northern fringe – AND Liane and Josh are happy for this discount not

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Would Someone Like To Visit / Help Out In Dampier, WA?

Would someone like to spend some time in Dampier, in WA’s Pilbara region – Red Dog territory? PWF has just received the following letter from a very good-hearted semi-retired school teacher, Julie McGowan. She writes:


My name is Julie McGowan, I

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