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Alan Davies Awarded TCPA Medal

At the 2017 AGM, Alan Davies was awarded the Sir James Barrett Memorial Medal for his contribution to public debate around transport and land use planning issues. Marianne Richards was elected President, and Oz Kayak Vice President.

Level Crossing Removal Authority – call for Community Input

The Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA) is planning for the removal of level crossings between Caulfield and Dandenong. The Caulfield to Dandenong Project includes three sections of elevated rail. The project will be creating a 17 kilometre shared path for cyclists and pedestrians. The Authority has launched a survey on the linear park the project will create, as they are keen to hear your thoughts on the 17 km continuous bicycle and pedestrian path, signage and lighting.

Professor Michael Buxton Receives TCPA Award

Professor Michael Buxton was awarded the Sir James Barrett Award for Notable Contribution to Planning at the TCPA Annual General Meeting, 27th October 2016. Michael Buxton is a professor of Environment and Planning at the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies,...

2015 AGM

The 2015 TCPA Annual General Meeting was held 4 pm - 6 pm, 30 October 2015, the day of the 101st anniversary of the Association. Over the last 12 months, the TCPA has launched its new website and the Association was a proud sponsor of the Melbourne Conference of...

Evan Walker

Evan Walker, architect and planning minister in the Cain Labor government of Victoria, died on 16th February 2015, aged 79. During his term as planning minister (1982-85), Evan Walker was largely responsible for the transformation of the area now known as Southbank...

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