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The Roll-Out of Reformed Infrastructure Contributions Plan
  • Best Hooper
  • Australia
  • January 8 2019

The Infrastructure Contributions Plan (ICP) system was reformed by the ascent of the Planning and Environment Amendment (Public Land Contributions)


New regulations for owners corporations
  • Best Hooper
  • Australia
  • December 2 2018

On 3 December 2018, the new Owners Corporations Regulations 2018 (Vic) replaced the existing Owners Corporation Regulations 2007 (Vic)


VCAT Decision Small Lot Exemption Aboriginal Heritage Regulations
  • Best Hooper
  • Australia
  • November 26 2018

The Aboriginal Heritage Regulations 2018 (“AH Regs”) commenced on 23 May 2018. The Tribunal in the recent decision in Hartland Group Pty Ltd v


Ground level - what is natural?
  • Best Hooper
  • Australia
  • October 30 2018

Insights Library All residential zones detail a ‘maximum building height’. However there has been a number of VCAT decisions which question the


Garden Area application - per lot or planning unit?
  • Best Hooper
  • Australia
  • October 30 2018

This was considered in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (‘VCAT’) decision of Sargentson v Campaspe SC (Red Dot) 2018


A recent warning about bearing the risk of DCP Infrastructure Projects
  • Best Hooper
  • Australia
  • October 28 2018

In a judgment of His Honour Greg Garde, the Supreme Court has considered the treatment of works in kind in circumstances where there


Integrated decision making - a timely reminder
  • Best Hooper
  • Australia
  • September 4 2018

Best Hooper successfully acted on behalf of the Stonnington City Council (Council) in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal’s (Tribunal)


Planning permits and applications may be eligible for reduced car parking
  • Best Hooper
  • Australia
  • August 19 2018

Very recently, the State Government introduced Amendment VC148 to Planning Schemes, which applies to all Planning Schemes. It makes


Amended Garden Area Requirement - Clarity or Further Confusion?
  • Best Hooper
  • Australia
  • May 22 2018

Amendment VC143 was gazetted on 15 May 2018 which revises the garden area requirement contained in the General Residential Zone and Neighbourhood


A Slice of Heaven The Development Potential of Air Rights in Victoria
  • Best Hooper
  • Australia
  • April 10 2018

The Melbourne property market's future is up in the air - literally. Traditionally, the property rights of a landowner extend not just to the surface