What to preserve, and how to preserve it?

Questions of this sort have long animated residents and politicians around Ku-ring-gai in Sydney’s north – the council does, after all, host an annual St Ives Medieval Faire.

But Ku-ring-gai councillors may not have expected the political joust that has taken place over the past year, after the council started to push for greater heritage protections for hundreds of houses in the area.

Development controversies in Sydney often take the form of community resistance to the willingness of authorities to push communities toward developers and development.

full article in the Sydney Morning Herald