Action on climate change

Action on climate change

MY VISION Hobart is a beacon of hope – a leading sustainable city in the Asia Pacific region and our residents are keen to help…

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A sustainable visitor economy

A sustainable visitor economy

MY VISION Hobart is a confident, creative and inspiring city, where tourism is one part of a thriving and diverse economy. Hobart is a boutique…

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Are we really better off with a high-rise city?

Are we really better off with a high-rise city?

  While there’s a lot to be loved, I must admit that Hobart’s CBD also leaves a lot to be desired. Our heritage heart is…

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Campaign Launch speech

Campaign Launch speech

29 July 2018 Thank you all so much for your support in being here today and in the many ways that you help me and…

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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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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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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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