12 August 2020

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Red tape relaxation...for a while anyway

by Kristie Taylor
New Planning Regulation eases red tape on developers and local governments during the Covid-19 Pandemic Highlights Queensland's planning framework has been amended by the Planning (COVID-19 Emergency Response) Regulation 2020 to change the requirements for public notification of applica...

14 July 2020

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Warning - changing staged approvals!

by Michael Quirk
Why there is usually more to these requests than meets the eye...    Highlights One of the considerations for a request to change a development approval is whether the proposed change will result in a substantially different development. The Planning and Environment Court has re...

8 May 2020

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Does a shipping container require development approval?

by Clare Heitkonig
Court finds that shipping containers need not be "fixed" to land to constitute assessable building work Highlights On 29 August 2018, the Magistrates Court held that a shipping container had to be "fixed" to land in order to constitute assessable development.  This ...

Red tape relaxation...for a while anyway

Aug 12 2020
New Planning Regulation eases red tape on developers and local governments during the Covid-19 Pandemic Highlights Queensland's planning ...

Members of the public raising havoc at public facilities?

Jul 27 2020
Prohibiting or restricting access to public facilities via a banning process Background Whether it is unsupervised misbehaving children or di...

Warning - changing staged approvals!

Jul 14 2020
Why there is usually more to these requests than meets the eye...    Highlights One of the considerations for a request to change a...
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