"The problem is leaders who don't know they don't know. Great leaders know they don't know and bring in people who do."
Neil deGrasse Tyson
This malaise is affecting the selection, planting and management of street trees in Perth. We're going to pay for it for a long time. Perhaps forever. Because once you normalise something you no longer see the need to change it.
"For you say, I am rich, I have prospered, and I need nothing, not realizing that you are wretched, pitiable, poor, blind, and naked." (Rev.3:17)