Surprisingly, one of the participants at the Independent Planning Commission videolink public hearings this week claimed that the electronic hearings were actually better than the conventional ‘face to face’ model. “More people get to have a say and they can do it from home,” he said. Meanwhile, all was orderly at The Crossing Theatre hearings and proceedings moved along smoothly. People can still lodge written submissions to the IPC on this serious issue. Information is on the IPC website.

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