COASTAL AREAS SHOULD FOCUS ON COMMUNITY
INTERESTING, the new federal electoral boundary certainly enhanc- es the coastal and tourist aspects of our regional economies.
Living in Apollo Bay and lacking services is commonplace, though.
Lorne and the Surf Coast probably feel dudded too — if the town nearest the geographic centre were to be vested with a few commonwealth offices.
Winchelsea certainly has some grand old buildings. But no jobs.
Better public transport should be in order too — unless, of course, it’s all about the car economy.
Environmental activist Jack Mundey suggested we analyse the percentage of the surface of the earth already covered by garages, cars and roads —not to mention logging trucks and the greenhouse effect.
Good town planning demands a degree of centralised infrastructure if we have any notion of the vitality of community life and a foot-friendly society. Yvonne Francis, Apollo Bay