OPEN LETTER Heritage WA

Tuesday
12:31:13 PM
January
05 2021

OPEN LETTER Heritage WA

an open letter to the Premier of Western Australia Mark McGowen to save historical buildings

View 6.7K

word 378 read time 1 minute, 53 Seconds

Matteo Cornelius Sullivan


OPEN LETTER


Perth, 05/01/2021

Subject: Heritage WA


Dear Premier Mark McGowen,

Western Australia is very lucky in having Fremantle, one of the few islands in time in Australia, a city that survived with its architectural heritage nearly intact thanks to its past of poverty but there still are many idiots around and if some of the mayors of that city had been mayors of Venice, the venetians would have thrown them to the sharks.

We’ve been lucky that someone did stop the idiots and the speculators of the past by demolishing for example our first Western Australian public building the Round House when they already started; even Fremantle Markets are still there only by luck as other idiots wanted to demolish that building too.

The whole Fremantle, including its suburbs, should be seen as heritage and the havoc should be stopped or step by step idiocy and ignorance will wipe out Freo as we know it. And afterall there’s no scarcity of space elsewhere in Australia if someone wants to build something new.

It is a fact that if it is an historical society or an heritage society to decide if a building (or other) is "heritage", we are not really protecting our heritage and architectural history we’re just giving it a chance as there could be personal interest, indirect interest and corruption to undermine that purpose.

It also is a fact that most people understand nearly nothing about architecture history and another lot don’t care about it and these people are helped by architects who only care about their footprint, doesn’t matter if doing so they wipe-out history. On top of that many new Australians and residents think there is no heritage and history at all in our Country…

But if we had a law that stated that a building that is let’s say 79 years old, is automatically protected as "heritage" and if someone attempts to demolish it, the builder will lose his licence forever and the property will be confiscated, that way we would really protect our heritage.

Best regards

Matteo Cornelius Sullivan

Source by Matteo_Cornelius_Sullivan


LSNN is an independent publisher that relies on reader support. We disclose the reality of the facts, after careful observations of the contents rigorously taken from direct sources. LSNN is the longest-lived portal in the world, thanks to the commitment we dedicate to the promotion of authors and the value given to important topics such as ideas, human rights, art, creativity, the environment, entertainment, Welfare, Minori, on the side of freedom of expression in the world «make us a team» and we want you to know that you are precious!

Dissemination* is the key to our success, and we've been doing it well since 1999. Transparent communication and targeted action have been the pillars of our success. Effective communication, action aimed at exclusive promotion, has made artists, ideas and important projects take off. Our commitment to maintain LSNN is enormous and your contribution is crucial, to continue growing together as a true team. Exclusive and valuable contents are our daily bread. Let us know you are with us! This is the wallet to contribute.

*Dissemination is the process of making scientific and technical information accessible to a non-specialist public. This can come through various forms, such as books, articles, lectures, television programs and science shows.


Similar Articles / OPEN LET...ritage WA
from:
by:
01 gen 1970