Phil Day, planning emeritus and frequent contributor to King’s Counsel, passes away at 86

by admin | 24th March 2011

King & Co was saddened to hear about the death, at 86, of Phil Day, a lawyer, town planner, Life Fellow of the Planning Institute of Australia, past editor off Queensland Planner, one time NSW Director of Decentralisation, follower of US economist Henry George  and friend. He was also a contributor to the company’s newsletter, King’s Counsel, who, since 2004, provided its readers with lucid, timely and often provocative commentary outlining his views on how to improve the State he loved so much. What’s more, he had an impact.

Titles include “Patience, Perversity & Procrastination:A stocktake of Queensland Planning”; “Capturing Betterment:A neglected source of revenue”; Does the State capital really have to be in Brisbane?”; “Queensland’s illusory regional plans and invisible State development plans” and most recently “The lawyerisation of Queensland’s planning, development and appeals process. as per the Sustainable Integrated Planning Act 2009

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