In June, the Federal Government announced the membership of an Expert Panel to guide the review of capital city strategic planning systems. The Panel will be chaired by Brian Howe, former Deputy Prime Minister and urban policy pioneer. The Deputy Chair Lucy Turnbull, a former Lord Mayor of Sydney brings her hands on experience to the table.
The other members are Rod Pearse, Jude Munro, John Denton, Sue Holliday, Duncan Maclennan and Meredith Sussex. Geoff Gallop, Deputy Chair of the COAG Reform Council, will also play an important role linking the Reform Council with the panel. For more information see www.coag.gov.au/crc/docs/media_release_20100621.pdf