Does a shipping container require development approval?

Posted by Clare Heitkonig on 8 May 2020
Does a shipping container require development approval?
Court finds that shipping containers need not be "fixe...
Posted in:Local GovernmentPlanning & EnvironmentDevelopment ApprovalLegislation  

Council meetings and the coronavirus pandemic

Posted by Elizabeth Neilson on 5 May 2020
Council meetings and the coronavirus pandemic
Is your Council availing itself of new legislative options fo...
Posted in:Local GovernmentLegislationElizabeth Neilson  

Trust me, I'm with the government

Posted by James Neilson on 30 April 2020
Trust me, I'm with the government
Piggy backing off a current State Government contractual arra...
Posted in:Local GovernmentCouncil LiabilityPlanning & EnvironmentJames Neilson  

Miner Cause for Concern

Posted by Elizabeth Neilson on 27 April 2020
Miner Cause for Concern
Does your borrow pit operation constitute a 'mine' un...
Posted in:Local GovernmentPlanning & EnvironmentElizabeth Neilson  

"It's about time" - Time limits apply to actions to recover overdue rates and charges

Posted by Michael Cerruto on 8 April 2020
"It's about time" - Time limits apply to actions to recover overdue rates and charges
Court finds that Council is unable to recover overdue rates a...
Posted in:Local GovernmentRatingLitigationRates RecoveryMichael Cerruto  

Directors have rights too!

May 02 2022
Directors have rights to access company information and to seek independent professional advice Introduction A Councillor who is appointed as a&n...

Understanding the ‘storey’

Apr 11 2022
What rooftop space is excluded from the calculation of building height? In regulating built form, many local government planning schemes rely...

Interpreting development approvals

Feb 24 2022
Take note of the High Court of Australia’s decision in Sunland Group Ltd v Gold Coast City Council1 Relevant highlights and facts Litigatio...
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