2022 candidate for City of Salisbury.
Heritage survey responses.
Do you think that Councils and community members need to have a greater voice in planning and development decisions affecting their local area?
What role should Councils play in protecting local heritage places from demolition or inappropriate development?
Everything they can to support the needs of the community.
How would you seek to improve protections for heritage places in your area?
Lobby the State and Federal Governments. Listen to local community groups and be an advocate from them
We rarely see new places added to local heritage listings. Why do you think this is?
Due to lack of appreciation of significant and heritage buildings and to the opportunities of profit and infill of new rates and housing.
How has the Planning and Design Code impacted on the heritage, amenity, and environment of your area? What changes would you seek to the Code?
I would like to see more elected members on the development assessment panel and less bureaucrats on the panels after a quick buck
What are the impacts of infill development in your area? What changes would you seek in the rules around infill development?
Congestion Pollution Failure of natural ecosystems and natural resources
Construction of new housing typically uses 30% labour and 70% materials. Renovation of existing housing stock typically uses 70% labour and 30% materials. What policy changes would you like to see made to encourage people to renovate, rather than demolish and build anew?
I Do not have the required knowledge to comment on this topic
How should the community be informed and involved in decisions about new developments?
Do you think there is adequate tree canopy across your local government area?
How would you like to see significant and regulated trees in your area protected from removal?
They can be removed if a risk to public safety, but also replaced to balance the equation
What involvement should Councils have in decisions about protecting or removing significant and regulated trees?
Good evidence from a range across experts, councils, and community.
What actions would you advocate to slow or mitigate the impacts of climate change in your local government area?
Look after our natural resources, ecosystems, and plant more trees where needed
What issues are there with traffic and parking in your area?
Mix of Industrial use and residential use causes problems
How could transport options be improved in your area?
By providing better and more accessible services for residents not just going to the city
What would your top three priorities be for improving planning policy and outcomes in your local government area?
Better community consultation
Larger community consultation
Better openness and better transparency in the community