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2021 Update to the Better Apartments Design Standards

Background In 2017 the Victorian Government implemented the Better Apartments Design Standards into the Victorian Planning Provisions and all planning…

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Highlights of HWL Ebsworth’s Victorian based Government Lawyers’ Conferences

HWL Ebsworth was pleased to once again present its Government Lawyers’ Conference series last month which was attended by close…

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The next stage: SA Planning Reform

It is eve of the next stage of the SA Planning Reform: we are expecting the release of the new…

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Key permit issues for Victorian solar projects clarified

With the Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal’s (VCAT) recent decision to overturn the Wangaratta Rural City Council’s (Council) decision to…

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PFAS Update

What is PFAS There is an increasing concern as to the risk of harm that Per and Poly-Fluroalkyl Substances (PFAS)…

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Potential changes to Queensland's land clearing laws and the impact upon land owners

It is important that land owners intending to clear vegetation on their property in Queensland in the near future take…

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