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Volume 18 No 3 — March 2019
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The ICAC Act in South Australia — towards public hearings?
The effect of scheme amendments on development applications awaiting decision — the case of Presiding Member of Southern Joint Development Assessment Panel v DCSC Pty Ltd
Right of appeal to the court’s determination of the termination of an arbitrator’s mandate: Ku-ring-gai Council v Ichor Constructions Pty Ltd
Special value under the Just Terms Act — the Monti case
Volume 18 No 2 — February 2019
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Existing use rights: do conditions of consent matter? AMT Planning Consultants Pty Ltd t/as Coastplan Consulting v Central Coast Council
Kempsey Shire Council v Five Star Medical Centre Pty Ltd
Clause 4.6 requests after Initial Action v Woollahra Municipal Council
Initial Action Pty Ltd v Woollahra Municipal Council
Volume 18 No 1 — January 2019
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For residential purposes: Bayside Council v Karimbla Properties (No 3)
Can councils execute contracts electronically?
Entitlement to costs thrown away in Class 3 proceedings: Monti v Roads and Maritime Services (No 3)
South Australia’s Planning Reforms: the transition to a new planning system in full swing
The Local Government Reporter — 2018: the year in review
Volume 17 No 9&10 — November 2018
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A sigh of relief for acquiring authorities! Desane Properties first instance decision overturned
Easements of carriageway and reasonable specificity: Gordon v Lever
Owner-initiated acquisition: Calarco v Liverpool City Council
Contract rights excluded from the stay on the exercise of “ipso facto” provisions
NSWLEC planning principles and tree planning principles update
Practicability in occupational safety and health: a guide for local governments
Carlewie Pty Ltd v Roads and Maritime Services
Volume 17 No 8 — October 2018
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Setting aside subpoenas in the context of notices to provide information and records: Port Macquarie-Hastings Council v Mansfield
Conditions deferred is justice denied? Dennes v Port Macquarie-Hastings Council
Informal service and consideration of applications for ex parte interlocutory injunctions in environmental civil enforcement proceedings
Minister for Local Government v Blue Mountains City Council
Volume 17 No 6&7 — August 2018
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The local government sector and the Australian Constitution re questions referred to the Court of Disputed Returns pursuant to s 376 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (Cth) concerning Ms Jacqui Lambie: Re Lambie
Desane Properties — proposed acquisition notice held to be of no statutory effect
Form and substance: Slade v Kempsey Shire Council
Local government investigation powers considered: Ku-ring-gai Council v Chia (No 4)
What role do elected members have under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (SA)?
Green paper on modernising Western Australia’s Planning System
Volume 17 No 5 — June 2018
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GST withholding on new residential property transactions: “A sledgehammer to crack a nut”?
Reforms to the State Environmental Planning Policy regulating the remediation of contaminated land
Volume 17 No 4 — May 2018
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Changes to the Land and Environment Court Class 5 Practice Note
Compulsory acquisition — partial acquisition of a development site
The power to report — Oakden: A Shameful Chapter in South Australia’s History
Volume 17 No 3 — April 2018
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Greener Places: green infrastructure in urban areas across NSW
“Process contracts” and tender invitations
Moorebank Recyclers Pty Ltd v Tanlane Pty Ltd (No 2)
Volume 17 No 2 — March 2018
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Easement in gross to local government found to be enforceable: Saldanha v City of Belmont
New council powers in response to Grenfell Tower tragedy
Australian Standards and standards of care: Kent v City of Darwin
Volume 17 No 1 — February 2018
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The scope of statutory orders powers — Mailey v Sutherland Shire Council
New Council Assessment Panels in South Australia — an overview
NSW planning law: development involving strata subdivision after DM & Longbow Pty Ltd v Willoughby City Council
The Local Government Reporter — 2017: the year in review
Volume 16 No 10 — January 2018
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Tree dispute principle: demonstrating cause of structural damage
The new Educational Establishments and Child Care Facilities SEPP
Why should local governments care about PFASs, and what should they do about it?
Section 70A notifications on title as a condition of development approval
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