The Planning Institute of Australia have awarded Planz TP Managing Director Nikki Huddy as the 2020 National Planner of the Year.
Regionalism and localism are hot topics right now. Increasingly, we’re aware that locals are best placed to know their own interests. Successful communities are those that drive their own agendas.
As the old year makes way for the new, I find myself reflecting on 2019 and gearing up for 2020.
I once contacted the host of a podcast to see if I could do a story about Cairns. The response was "No - we only talk about cities". I was stunned.
The Cairns CBD faces significant challenges. Retailers and restaurants are doing it tough and
the streets lack greenery and vibrancy. Here’s what we can do to bring it back to life.
It comes as a surprise to many southerners to learn that Brisbane is closer to Melbourne than it is to Cairns.