Commencement of New Employment Zones

28 Apr, 2023

On 26 April 2023, five new employment zones and four new supporting zones took effect in local environmental plans (LEPs) across NSW, replacing the former Business (B) and Industrial (IN) zones. The amendments to the zones in LEPs across NSW…

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ALERT – NSW Planning System Reforms

26 Jul, 2020

The NSW Government revealed the NSW Planning Reform Action Plan (‘Action Plan‘) last week. The Action Plan aims to help boost the recovery of the economy, reduce planning assessment times, reduce red tape and create a user-friendly planning system. Speaking…

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Short-Term Rental Accommodation Reforms

19 Sep, 2019

The New South Wales government recently exhibited the draft Short-Term Rental Accommodation (‘STRA’) regulatory framework. The framework is a response to the growing STRA industry, which is estimated to be worth more than $30bn nationally, and seeks to achieve consistency…

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