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What is EcoDensity?

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • May 23 2013

A new buzzword around town is "EcoDensity", but what is it? EcoDensity is an attempt to increase the population in existing neighbourhoods in a way

NSW government to promote competition in the retail sector by revamping planning laws

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 14 2010

Anyone in the retail sector in NSW will be affected by the proposed Competition State Environmental Planning Policy

Victoria's Major Transport Projects Facilitation Act - streamlining key approvals

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • April 7 2010

The Act will streamline the planning and environmental assessment and approvals process for major transport projects

Accidental breach of section 77A notice leads to $40,000 fine

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • April 7 2010

The breach of the section 77A Notice could have been avoided through the implementation of a robust environmental compliance system

Mandatory energy efficiency disclosure obligations for commercial buildings

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 25 2009

Mandatory disclosure by large commercial buildings of energy efficiency ratings are to be put in place as part of the Council of Australian Governments' National Strategy on Energy Efficiency

Strategic assessments and the Melbourne Urban Growth Boundary Program

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 26 2009

A strategic assessment can avoid unnecessary duplication of the assessment of environmental impacts, but require considerable time and resources at an early stage of the process

How green is my building? Building energy efficiency laws are about to begin

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
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  • August 31 2010

From 1 November 2010, most sellers and lessors of office space of 2,000m2 or more will need to obtain and disclose an up-to-date energy efficiency rating for the space, and should review their energy efficiency strategies

Innovative funding for sustainable retrofitting

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 22 2010

Both NSW and Victoria now have schemes to promote the sustainable retrofitting of buildings

Insurance tips for flooded businesses

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 7 2011

Partner Fred Hawke explains the main issues for businesses when looking to make a claim for flood losses to Boardroom Radio

Coastal reforms in New South Wales - a legislative sea-change

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • April 5 2011

NSW landowners and developers will need to be aware of the Coastal Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2010 as it may affect potential coastal developments and the way in which works are carried out on coastal lands