Fire Safety Reforms effective from 1 October 2017

28 Sep, 2017

The Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment (Fire Safety and Building Certification) Regulation 2017 (‘Amending Regulation’) will come into force on 1 October 2017 and amend the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 (‘EPA Regulation’).

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OLG’s Role in Misconduct Complaints

23 Jul, 2017

A decision of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) has confirmed that the Chief Executive of the Office of Local Government (Chief Executive) has powers in respect of misconduct by council officials which may be separate to the processes under…

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New LEC Conciliation Conference Policy

26 Apr, 2017

In conjunction with recent changes to the Class 1 Development Appeals Practice Note (‘Practice Note‘), the Land and Environment Court has also issued a new Conciliation Conference Policy (‘Policy‘). The Policy is substantially the same as the previous version. Nonetheless,…

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