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Winds of change: assessment of planning permits for Victorian wind farms goes local

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • March 16 2011

Local councils have regained the power to issue planning permits for wind farms of all scales and greater consideration is to be given to local amenity impacts, under amendments to Victorian planning schemes which came into effect yesterday

Innovative funding for sustainable retrofitting

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
  • -
  • December 22 2010

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

Victorian coastal policy: a work in progress

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
  • -
  • August 13 2010

Proponents will likely require a favourable coastal vulnerability assessment before any planning permit will issue

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

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • April 7 2010

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

Modernising Victoria's Planning Act: draft bill's proposed reforms

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

In 2008, the Victorian Government commenced its review of the Planning and Environment Act 1987 (Vic) the first major review of the Act since its commencement in 1987

Strategic assessments and the Melbourne Urban Growth Boundary Program

  • Clayton Utz
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  • 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

State planning reforms roll on but all in the same direction?

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
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  • September 14 2009

The major reform package which was enacted in June 2008 is gradually being implemented