Light’s vi­sion

The Advertiser - - LETTERS -

WHEN we bought our house 15 years ago, my hus­band and I agreed that if we bought in a her­itage sub­urb, we had a duty to fol­low coun­cil’s plan­ning rules to main­tain and im­prove our over 100-year-old home.

The idea was to even­tu­ally leave it in a bet­ter state than we found it – for the ben­e­fit of our neigh­bours, our sub­urb and Ade­laide’s her­itage.

How much greater then is the re­spon­si­bil­ity of each suc­ces­sive SA Gov­ern­ment and its Plan­ning Min­is­ter to en­sure that the legacy of their term de­liv­ers in­tel­li­gent and har­mo­nious plan­ning and de­vel­op­ment for Ade­laide?

In one per­son’s time in the role, will one of the world’s best-planned cities be wrecked by un­sightly high-rise de­vel­op­ment that nei­ther com­plies

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