A presentation for the Perth chapter of the Australian Institute of Traffic Planning and Management on the evolution of activity centre planning from a focus on compliance to a focus on performance. Central to the presentation was the emphasis on the need for all centre planning to incorporate a vision that specifies a desired:
- Change in users
- Change in function
- Change in scale
It was argued that it is only in the context of these three key areas that a performance-based assessment process (as envisaged by Directions 2031 and SPP 4.2) can be used to support and assess initiatives. The central diagram of the presentation is included below.