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De-risking environmental and planning decisions: getting the process right
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 20 2015

Administrative decisions on environmental or planning approvals are under increasing scrutiny, and errors in the decision-making process can derail a


A new line in the sand for coastal planning in Queensland
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 6 2015

The Queensland Government has recently released draft maps of the "coastal management district" (CMD), an area declared under the Coastal Protection


Victoria's streamlined permit application process could breathe new life in the wind farm industry
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 25 2015

Two Planning Scheme Amendments in Victoria, VC124 and VC125, have partially relaxed the previous Government's windfarm policy by streamlining the


CU LAB: getting access to a neighbour's land for your development
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 22 2015

Nikki Robinson explores your options if you need access to a neighbour's land for your development, and they won't play ball. Click here to watch


South Australia abolishes stamp duty on non- real property transactions effective immediately
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 19 2015

Key Points: South Australia has abolished stamp duties on all non-real property transactions, and will abolish it for certain real property


Urban renewal - making it all add up
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 17 2015

A firm grasp on the macroeconomic trends and the economics is crucial for everyone involved in urban renewal to ensure public and private benefits


Property owners are not restricted by earlier statutory valuations determined by consent
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 11 2015

The decision in GPT RE Limited v Valuer-General 2015 QLC 14 relates to land valuations and confirmed that property owners are not restricted in


New Ruling on GST and development lease arrangements brings clarity to infrastructure projects
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 11 2015

The long-awaited new GSTR 20152 (Development lease arrangements) confirms The ATO's recent approach to GST on Government infrastructure projects, and


Victorian Planning Bill makes number of objectors a relevant consideration for decision-makers
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 11 2015

The proposed changes are a conscious step by the Victorian Parliament to afford decision-makers the express means by which to consider strong


Rebooting Queensland's planning reform: the better planning for Queensland Directions Paper
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 26 2015

The next steps in delivering planning reform for Queensland have been revealed with the release of a Government Directions Paper, Better Planning for