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Conservation, Sustainability + Property Developers! Speaker Series #7
Thu. 13 October 2016, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm AWST
Note Change of Venue:
Bayswater Lacrosse Club; 2 Coode St Bayswater
Rita Saffioti MLA- Shadow Minster for Planning; Finance; Transport; Infrastructure
Piers Verstegen, Director Conservation Council
Chiara Pacifici, Head of Sustainability Psaros, Founder Green Gurus
Towards a sustainable city in a biodiversity hotspot.
The Perth-Peel region lies at the heart of one of the most ecologically rich places on Earth; yet the prevailing model of urban development is a pathway toward extinction of native wildlife and is delivering an expensive, unsustainable and unlivable city. A new model of planning and development is urgently required, and research shows that Perth residents are ready to embrace this change.
Piers will discuss how Perth can be transformed to a sustainable 21st century city that allows the preservation of its unique natural heritage while improving the quality of life of its residents.
What Perth Wants: Environmentally Sustainable Apartments
A rare partnership was formed between an environmental protection group and a leading Perth property developer to better understand community sentiment towards density and apartment style buildings within a 10km radius of Perth.
The What Perth Wants market research shows that Perth residents are ready to embrace change and development that delivers a more environmentally sustainable, more affordable and more liveable city. The research indicates strong support for relaxing building height limits if these buildings are environmentally friendly, and reduce the need for car dependence – being primarily located on or around public transport nodes.
Chiara will discuss these findings and the journey Psaros has taken to disrupt the industry and lift the bar in environmentally considered apartment buildings.
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Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
If you are local and the weather is fine, you could enjoy the walk! Take the usual night safety precautions.
The Bayswater Train station is opposite the Bayswater Lacrosse Club
The 99 and 98 buses have bus stops on Coode St, opposite the Bayswater Lacrosse Club
There is parking at the front of the Bayswater Lacrosse Club. Entry is via Coode St from the north, or Railway Parade heading east.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
The registration has been created for two purposes.
1. To offer priority registration to subscribers.
2. To ensure the venue is the correct size for the demand. Given the overwhelming response to the Series, we need to gauge numbers, not names :)
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No - we will have a list at the door.