Posted on June 30, 2023 by Frances Tse, Megan Hawley and Lindsay Taylor

ALERT: Bill for Housing & Productivity Development Contributions Scheme Passed by Parliament

The Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment (Housing and Productivity Contributions) Bill 2023 which was introduced into the NSW Legislative Assembly on 23 May 2023 was passed by Parliament on 28 June 2023. It is currently awaiting assent and will commence on a date to be proclaimed.

We previously published a blog on the Bill which can be found here.

There have been some minor amendments to the Bill since it was first introduced including an amendment to the definition of ‘regional infrastructure’ to include public housing under the Housing Act 2001.

A copy of the Bill can be found here.