LA in the Media - Issue 66

Fig tree at Kings Square. [Image: Jon Hewson d478637]


12 February 2018 [Business Review]

Architects body wants compulsory green roofs on new buildings

Australia’s peak body for landscape architects has stepped up calls for local governments to make green roofs compulsory on new commercial buildings for the environmental benefit of cities. Read more.

2 February 2018 [Fremantle Gazette]

What the fig? No answers to declining health of Kings Square Moreton Bay fig tree

THE battle is on to save a 120-year-old Moreton Bay fig tree in Kings Square as its health is in decline. Read more.

2 February 2018 [Architecture AU]

Queen’s Wharf and the spectre of ‘hostile architecture’

In the final days of 2017 the Queensland government gave the green light to the $3 billion Queen’s Wharf Brisbane casino, a colossal project that will occupy 12 hectares of government-owned land and potentially reclaim 15.3 hectares of the Brisbane River. Read more.

30 January 2018 [Stirling Times Community]

Excitement at West Balcatta Primary as 2018 school year gets underway

THERE is a mixture of nerves and excitement as pre-primary students prepare for their first day at West Balcatta Primary School tomorrow. Read more.

29 January 2018 [My Sunshine Coast]

City Centre Lays Down Roots in Maroochydore

The new Maroochydore CBD will spring to life in coming months, when more than 320 Hoop Pine, Moreton Bay Ash and other trees are planted in the first stage of the city centre development. Read more.

23 January 2018 [Street Furniture Australia]

Trend Watch, January 2018

The stories you missed while enjoying the beach this summer. Read more.

22 January 2018 [Sunshine Coast Regional Council]

A Shared Vision For Landsborough – Community Invited To Help Shape The Town’s Future

Every resident, business owner and community group in Landsborough is invited to share their vision for the town's future with council, as council's Landsborough Place Making project gets underway. Read more.

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