Tag Archives: New South Wales

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New faster rezoning process to be introduced in NSW?

In the first significant reform of the planning system since the repeal of Part 3A last year, the NSW Planning and Infrastructure Minister, Brad Hazzard, has released proposals to tackle flaws in the rezoning process.

Mr Hazzard has declared that the many steps in making and changing new local environmental plans (LEPs) are currently “slow, wrapped in red tape and there’s no guarantee for proponents to get a fair hearing”.

Demands by local government for more autonomy from the Department of Planning and Infrastructure are to be met with less Departmental involvement in the final stages of preparing amendments to LEPs. More…

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Gadens Lawyers – nsw planning, environment & government update

Another Nail in the Coffin for the NSW Liquor Industry?
The Liquor Amendment (3 Strikes) Bill 2011: what it means for your licensed premises

By Christina Renner of Gadens Lawyers, Sydney

The assault on licensed premises has not ended with the change of government, with the introduction of the Liquor Amendment (3 Strikes) Bill 2011 (3 Strikes Bill) into New South Wales parliament on 22 June 2011 by the Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Hospitality and Racing, George Souris.  read more

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NSW Planning, Environment & Government Update

NSW Development Update

Significant amendments to Affordable Rental Housing SEPP (and changes to Part 3A approval processes)

By Anthony Whealy and Isabella Ferguson of Gadens Lawyers, Sydney

Hot off the heels of the heavily attended PIA and Gadens seminar last night, we now provide (as promised) an outline and analysis of the key changes announced on 20 May 2011 to the State Environmental Planning Policy for Affordable Rental Housing (AH SEPP) read more


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