What are the benefits of planning?

Have you ever considered the impacts of good planning, or why planning is so important? I spent some time thinking about the benefits of planning and this is what I came up with: Good planning has economic benefits: the right location of uses can protect public investment in infrastructure and add value to property planning…

When is ‘eco-medicine’ not ‘eco-friendly’?

Forgall Pty Limited (Forgall) applied to the Greater Taree City Council for approval to develop Australia’s first ‘bio-clinic facility’. The development application was for the construction of a ‘holistic health care facility’, providing a range of therapies not currently offered in Australia for the treatment of patients suffering from cancer, and other chronic illnesses such…