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A reminder about the enforcement of Local Government Act Orders

Australia - September 30 2020 We are often asked to advise clients on the issuing and enforcement of orders pursuant to s124 of the Local Government Act 1993 (LG Act). A recent…

Katie Mortimer.

Exempt development creates practical problems for enforcement

Australia - August 30 2020 The Land and Environment Court (LEC) was recently required to consider whether certain work was exempt as ‘minor’ works under the State Environmental…

James Fan.

Is it mandatory to consider the biodiversity offsets proposed in a DA ?

Australia - August 25 2020 A recent decision by the Land and Environment Court provides some guidance on how a proposal to offset biodiversity impacts must be considered in…

Anna Sinclair.

A reminder when dealing with copyright material under the GIPA Act

Australia - May 20 2020 The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal has again dealt with a dispute concerning public access to copyright material under the Government…

BRIGITTE ELVY.

COVID-19 EPA Act Amendments - Extensions of Time, Investigations via AVL & additional powers for Local Infrastructure Contribution Directions

Australia - May 20 2020 On 14 May 2020 significant changes were made to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (EPA Act) to implement emergency measures in…

Katie Mortimer.