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Type: Book
Title: Behind the scenes : the politics of planning Adelaide
Author: Llewellyn-Smith, M.
Publisher: University of Adelaide Press
Publisher Place: Australia
Issue Date: 2012
ISBN: 9781922064400
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Michael Llewellyn-Smith
Abstract: Behind the Scenes examines planning in the City of Adelaide from 1972 until 1993 within the historical framework of City/State relations from 1836 when the Province of South Australia was founded. During this 21-year period, the City had its own planning and development control legislation separate from the rest of the State. Dr Llewellyn-Smith examines why this situation came about, why it continued for this particular period and why it ceased in 1993 when the separate legislation was repealed and the City became part of the State system under the new Development Act 1993. Behind the Scenes includes original interviews with many of the key individuals in the City and State who played influential roles during this period. Dr Llewellyn-Smith himself was the City Planner from 1974 until 1981 and then the Town Clerk/Chief Executive Officer of the Adelaide City Council from 1982 until 1993: this book, then, is both a work of scholarship and an insider’s account. With a joint foreword by The Hon. Jay Weatherill MP, Premier of South Australia, and The Rt Hon. the Lord Mayor of Adelaide, Mr Stephen Yarwood.
Contents: List of Figures and Tables - Abbreviations - Acknowledgements - Foreword - Introduction - 1 The background to the founding of Adelaide and South Australia in 1836 - 2 The development of the City and State from 1840 until 1950 and the City/State relationship during this period - 3 Changing attitudes to planning the City and State from 1950 until 1972 - 4 The establishment of the City of Adelaide Development Committee and the introduction of Interim Development Control - 5 Planning in Sydney and the work of George Clarke - 6 The City of Adelaide Planning Study - 7 Converting the City of Adelaide Planning Study into a City Plan - 8 An innovative system of city planning from 1 March 1977 - 9 Changes in the ACC and the State, and the first Heritage Study of the City - 10 The operation of the City’s planning system from November 1982 until May 1987 - 11 The Condous Lord Mayoralty and the declining importance of the City of Adelaide Planning Commission - 12 The State Planning Review, the last City Plan and the end o the City’s separate system - Conclusion - Appendix 1 Key People of Influence identified as potential interviewees - Appendix 2 Heritage Summary Assessment Sheet - Bibliography - Index
Rights: © 2012 Michael Llewellyn-Smith
RMID: 0020124251
DOI: 10.1017/9781922064417
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