The Planning Minister released the draft Park Lands Development Plan Amendment (DPA) for consultation until 15th July: “The purpose of the DPA is to review land use policy within the Park Lands Zone to ensure that appropriate public infrastructure projects— such as the O-Bahn City Access Project—can be assessed on ‘merit’, with a focus on selected Policy Areas within the Zone. The proposed changes in the DPA will see the removal of ‘public infrastructure works’ from being considered as non-complying forms of development in selected Policy Areas of the Park Lands Zone.”
Naturally this triggered alarm among Community Alliance members and many other groups and individuals. You can see the submissions – including the Community Alliance SA’s submission – by scrolling down on the following web page: DPA Submissions received
Something like the June O-Bahn announcement would be uncontestable under the proposed DPA. Changes to please somebody in a hurry are still causing outrage to many people for many reasons, and a fight continues.
Where is this all heading? Why?