Sunday, 29 November 2009

Blue mountains. Economic effects on towns

The economic effects Katoomba, Leura and Blackheath would continue to grow as the climate warms and fire risk increases, according to a Sustainable Tourism Co-Operative Research Centre report. "In addition, as the Blue Mountains tourism is dominated by day trippers, mostly from the adjoining Sydney Basin, the volatility of visitation can be magnified by the threats and perceptions of the risk of bushfire,” the report said. “Media management” was needed to counter negative perceptions, with or without climate change.


Ryde. Experts needed for design panel

The City of Ryde has called for expressions of interest from qualified professionals who are interested in being considered to be on a panel of experts to supply professional services to council’s design review panel. The advice will assist council in its promotion and delivery of high quality urban design, architecture and sustainable design.