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Planning without the greed


4 March 2008

Planning without the greed

Town planners have an ethical responsibility to the community, argues Nicole Gurran

Beth Morgan is the Britney Spears of the planning world. The former Wollongong City Council planning officer's sad story of self-destruction will serve as a cautionary tale to men and women in town planning courses across the country. Hopefully, they don't need the lesson. Their carefully structured undergraduate or postgraduate degrees will have covered the ABCs of public office, along with the technicalities of development assessment and urban design.

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