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TCPA Supports Government Climate Action

On the 14th April 2021, the TCPA committee passed the following motion without dissent. The Town and Country Planning Association supports all levels of Australian governments to undertake explicit steps to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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.

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