View Sharing and Rights to Views

19 Nov, 2015

The Courts have acknowledged that views from a person’s home can have considerable value. However, that does not mean that a person has the power to protect and maintain their view as a legal, proprietary right.

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Councillor misconduct reforms to Local Government Act commence

18 Nov, 2015

The Local Government Amendment (Councillor Misconduct and Poor Performance) Act 2015 (‘Amending Act‘) commenced on 13 November 2015, introducing a host of changes to the Local Government Act 1993 which, according to the Minister, are designed to build on earlier reforms by…

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Outline of the Future Greater Sydney Commission

6 Nov, 2015

The recent introduction of the much anticipated Greater Sydney Commission Bill 2015 [NSW] (Bill) provides clarity as to the exact role the future Greater Sydney Commission (GSC) will play in the NSW planning system and establishes a new structure for strategic planning…

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