Demographic changes fuelling NSW planning reforms

Mccrindle’s infographic below provides a concise snapshot of the demographic changes emerging within Australia, which in turn are leading to planning reforms: In our earlier post on 11 February 2014, we advised that there were some new leadership roles being incorporated into the Department of Planning and Infrastructure’s organisational chart, including a Chief Demographer. A…

Compulsory acquisitions and compensation for relocation costs

There seems to be a lot of interesting jurisprudence emerging from compulsory acquisition cases at present. We promise to provide updates on broader planning and environmental law issues in NSW, but we couldn’t resist posting about the Court of Appeal’s judgment in El Boustani v The Minister Administering the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979…