The Canberra Times is reporting growing concern about the plans the NCA has for Canberra and the Lake area in particular, with a lead landscape architect comparing the likely outcomes to turning the foreshore into a Darling Harbour.
He has a very good point, from the various artists’ impressions we’ve seen in print the last few months…
The article points to a round table of “key stakeholders” on Friday that sounds like a who’s who of the development industry. The Walter Burley Griffin Society will be there, but otherwise no community representation.
Who are these NCA people that they have so little regard for the people who actually live here as stakeholders?
“NCA chief executive Annabelle Pegrum said the professional view of the plan was that it was extremely well researched and balanced…”
In the professional view of those who stand to profit very handsomely from the outcome that is…
[ED – Darling Harbour you say? Bring it on!]