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Warning of "urban deserts" on Adelaide's fringe

One of Australia’s foremost planning experts says it would be a “shocking mistake” for parliament to reject John Rau’s plan to enshrine an urban growth boundary in legislation, warning the economic upside of protecting South Australia’s foodbowl from development is “enormous”.

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Rau fumes as urban growth boundary killed off

An “extremely disappointed” Planning Minister John Rau has accused a coalition of Upper House MPs of putting developers’ profits ahead of preventing urban sprawl, conceding the defeat of his urban growth boundary plan is a “huge blow” to his planning legislation.