Monthly Archives: December 2011

Sweetwater Decision on Security under Planning Agreements Overturned

Today the Court of Appeal unanimously overturned the decision of Biscoe J of the Land and Environment Court regarding the requirements for security under planning agreements in Sweetwater Action Group Inc v Minister for Planning [2011] NSWLEC 106 . We have … Continue reading

Posted in development contributions | planning agreements | value capture | Tagged , | Comments Off on Sweetwater Decision on Security under Planning Agreements Overturned

Conditions proposed by objector requiring carbon offsets in Part 3A coal mine expansion upheld

In Hunter Environment Lobby Inc v Minister for Planning & Anor [2011] NSWLEC 221, Pain J in the Land & Environment Court determined an appeal on the merits broughtby an environmental lobby group against an approval granted by the Minister under Part 3A of … Continue reading

Posted in environment | natural resources | climate change, planning | development | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Conditions proposed by objector requiring carbon offsets in Part 3A coal mine expansion upheld