How a post-war population explosion put an end to Sydney’s ‘visionary’ Green Belt plan – Curious Sydney

How a post-war population explosion put an end to Sydney’s ‘visionary’ Green Belt plan – Curious Sydney

Updated March 29, 2018 14:24:39 Photo: A 1948 map showing the original County of Cumberland planning scheme. (Supplied: City of Sydney Archives) A “visionary and radical” plan to protect a swathe of Sydney’s bush and farmland in the 1950s failed because of an unexpected population boom and pressure on development …

Austin explosion injures at least one person, authorities say

Austin explosion injures at least one person, authorities say

Updated March 21, 2018 12:59:37 Emergency personnel are responding to another explosion in Austin, Texas, this one at a store in the southern part of the city, authorities say. Key points: Injuries to man in his 30s are non life-threatening Its the sixth explosion in Austin area since March 2 …