Council prosecuted in relation to threatened species

27 May, 2011

The recent prosecution of a council regarding threatened species emphasises the need for councils to have in place robust environmental systems, procedures and instructions to ensure that harm to the environment does not occur when performing routine public works.

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Part 3A development transitional arrangements

16 May, 2011

Major Development Amendment SEPP State Environmental Planning Policy (Major Development) 2005 was amended on 13 May 2011 to: remove certain categories of development which the SEPP declares as a major project and are therefore subject to assessment under Part 3A…

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