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Less reliance on cars, more green spaces and a shift away from centralised electricity could form the basis of a new policy on WA’s neighbourhoods, the Western Australian Planning Commission says.

WA Planning Commission chairman David Caddy told an Urban Development Institute of Australia WA event today that a revised liveable neighbourhoods policy would focus on sustainability.

He said the review, expected to be released for public consultation before the end of the year, would address the impacts of COVID-19 and climate change, as well as a need for sustainable and equitable living.

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