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Renewable Energy Superpower Report Launch, Perth- 27 October

Date and Time- Thu, October 27, 2016- 5:45 PM – 8:00 PM WST
Location- Social Sciences Lecture Theatre Room G130, UWA

The Renewable Energy Superpower report highlights the feedbacks anticipated by the global transition to clean energy and the opportunities this presents for Australia.
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13 October 2016- Statement by Member for Belmont
MRS G.J. GODFREY (Belmont) [12.55 pm]: I inform the house that Tuesday, 25 October marks a significant milestone for the travelling public of Western Australia. Thirty years ago the then Prime Minister, Bob Hawke, officially opened Perth Airport’s international terminal and the iconic air traffic control tower on the airport estate.
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11 October 2016
5802. Ms R. Saffioti to the Minister for Transport:
I refer to the proposed roll out of Automatic Train Control (ATC) technology across the rail network as described on page 35 of the “Public Transport Plan Transport @3.5 million” and ask:
(a) over what period of time will ATC be rolled out over the Midland line; and
(b) what is the expected cost of this roll out, and what is the source of funding?
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Create to regenerate: cities tap into talent for urban renewal

The Conversation, 21 September 2016
The creative industries – ranging from game development to architecture, media, design and the arts – are a hot issue in urban development. Creative businesses, almost by definition, are innovative. They drive new ideas, people and technologies into the market from the experimental edge. It follows, then, that strategies to make a state, city or town more creative can fuel cultural development, urban regeneration and economic growth.
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ARENA announces large scale solar grant winners, 480MW in total

REnew Economy, 8 September 2016
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency today announced the 12 large scale projects that won grants in what could be the agency’s last major funding round if most of its remaining monies are stripped by the Coalition and Labor parties.
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The price of oil – why it rose, why it fell, and what it will mean for LNG- 26 Aug

The price of oil – why it rose, why it fell, and what it will mean for Australian LNG

Dr Roberto F. Aguilera
Adjunct Research Fellow
The John Curtin Institute of Public Policy
Curtin University
Date: Friday, 26 Aug 2016

Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm, with refreshments to follow

Venue: Executive Briefing Centre (EBC)
Bldg 100, Level 2, Curtin Bentley Campus

Online: Click here to register-
Phone: 9266 2807

Make your comment on WA Govt’s Transport @ 3.5 Million plan

The WA Government’s new Transport @ 3.5 Million plan has just been released.

A three month comment period opened on 29 July 2016 and closes at 5:00 pm, 28 October 2016.

See this link for more information about the plan:

This is the link to the online survey form to provide your feedback:

Here is a link to a PDF of the full report (large file warning- 19.2MB):

Here is a link to a PDF of the summary report (large file warning- 10.2MB):

Conservation Council of WA Meetings

Next CCWA General Council Meeting – Wednesday 27 July, 5.30pm for a 6pm start – 8pm – City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street West Perth. Light supper provided. Member group representatives invited (agenda sent out one week in advance), and other interested parties welcome.

CCWA AGM and State Conference – Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 October – venue TBC. Member group representatives invited (agenda sent out in advance), and other interested parties welcome.

Engineers Australia free event 12noon Wed 25 May – Achieving efficient roads and effective streets
How do we achieve accessible and liveable communities while addressing the impact of Perth’s anticipated 2031 $16 billion congestion costs?
WHEN- Wednesday, May 25, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
WHERE- Auditorium, Engineers Australia – 712 Murray Street, West Perth
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Free talk- Has Accessibility To Perth’s Public Transport Improved Between 2007-14?

WHEN: 5-6 pm, Tuesday 15 March 2016
WHERE: 43 Below, 43 Barrack St, Perth (food/drink purchases available)
Dr Jan Scheurer developed the Spatial Network Analysis for Multimodal Urban Transport Systems (SNAMUTS) tool for land use-transport integration. Since 2007 he has been involved in international research and development collaborations around public transit accessibility measures throughout Europe and Australasia. The SNAMUTS team has analysed Perth in
2007, 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2014. Dr Scheurer will present the key findings and methodology.
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