Hobart's big issues needs the new government to act fast and work smarter with Council

Hobart’s big issues needs the new government to act fast and work smarter with Council

March 2018 As the dust from the election settles, I think there are a number of important issues that the new state government needs to…

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My track record

My track record

I was elected to Hobart City Council in November 2014 and have worked hard during the last three years. This is a summary of some…

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Code should enhance not dampen democracy

Code should enhance not dampen democracy

Published in The Mercury, November 2017 People often ask me why their representatives on Council aren’t more outspoken about the big issues that shape our…

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Changing the rules for Hobart’s Heart

Changing the rules for Hobart’s Heart

Published in The Mercury, July 2017 Community interest in the future height and shape of Hobart city is strong – as are opinions about the…

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Light rail can help to deliver more affordable housing for Hobart

Light rail can help to deliver more affordable housing for Hobart

Published in The Mercury, January 2018 At the recent announcement of a City Deal for Hobart, Prime Minister Turnbull enthused about the potential for ‘Transit…

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Item for policies and plans

Item for policies and plans

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Street parties

Street parties to plan better suburbs

July 2015 FIVE street parties are happening this weekend in Hobart and they’re more than just fun local outings. They also signal new ways of…

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Cities are for living, not just cars

Cities are for living, not just cars

ON A RECENT VISIT TO NEW YORK, I stood in front of a Brooklyn subway station about 40 minutes from Manhattan, looking at an empty,…

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Andrew Inglis Clark

Andrew Inglis Clark

Ask me for a Tasmanian political hero, and I’d say Andrew Inglis Clark. Clark may not be a household name. But by any measure, he…

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My ideas for Hobart's future

My ideas for Hobart’s future

Hobart is changing. I feel a buzz of optimism. And not just here – people around the world are talking about the beautiful, historic, creative…

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