Need for valid notices of determination

30 Aug, 2015

Councils should keep in mind the need to be accurate when issuing notices of the grant of development consent. The  effectiveness of such notices has a number of implications for the consent and potential challenges to the consent.

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Review of the ICAC Act

24 Aug, 2015

The findings of the Independent Review Panel’s (Review Panel) review of the scope of the powers of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) have been released in a recently published report entitled ‘Independent Panel – Review of the Jurisdiction of the…

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Retail Lease of a Public Road?

20 Aug, 2015

In my recent blog Is a public car park a public road? I discussed the case of Cavric v Willoughby City Council [2015] NSWCA (Cavric) in which the Court of Appeal set out the proper approach to determining whether land (in that case…

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