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AllAfrica.com
Law Student Wants Environmental Courtsin Kenya, South Africa and Sudan," she said. Kenya, she said, was the first Af
Law Student Wants Environmental Courts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
in Kenya, South Africa and Sudan," she said. Kenya, she said, was the first African country to establish an ECT called the Land and Environment Court and Kenya's establishment of an ECT affirms the feasibility of establishing ECTs in any African... Read more
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Northern Star
Why the future growth of Lismore is on the line todayTHE future and growth of Lismore hangs in the balance in the NSW Land and Envir
Why the future growth of Lismore is on the line today
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
THE future and growth of Lismore hangs in the balance in the NSW Land and Environment Court today. Lismore City Council will be defending the latest legal challenge over the North Lismore Plateau development without the backing of the NSW Planning... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Abattoir's chequered history to take a new turnbought the operation. In the ensuing 13 years there were a number of court bat
Abattoir's chequered history to take a new turn
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
bought the operation. In the ensuing 13 years there were a number of court battles with sacked staff as well as the Land and Environment Court over pollution of nearby waterways. This culminated in October 2011 with the Federal Court of... Read more
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Western Advocate
Oberon seeks state candidatechallenge against their respective forced mergers concluded at the end of June
Oberon seeks state candidate
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
challenge against their respective forced mergers concluded at the end of June and a verdict has not been handed down. The Land and Environment Court last week rejected Woollahra Council’s challenge against its forced merger with Randwick and... Read more
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Northern Star
Burden of North Lismore Plateau challenge now on councildefend the decision and the onus is now on council to defend the matter alone.
Burden of North Lismore Plateau challenge now on council
Northern Star / Posted 3 days ago
defend the decision and the onus is now on council to defend the matter alone. On July 4 council was served with the NSW Land and Environment Court summons which lists a number of breaches and failures with the Cultural Heritage Assessment and... Read more
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The Age
Gullen Range Wind Farm adds solar project in Australian firstfor retrospective approval of the turbines because of visual impacts on nearby
Gullen Range Wind Farm adds solar project in Australian first
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
for retrospective approval of the turbines because of visual impacts on nearby residents. Goldwind launched action in the Land and Environment Court. The issue was finally resolved when the Planning Assessment Commission found the turbine... Read more
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Canberra Times
Gullen Range Wind Farm adds solar project in Australian firstfor retrospective approval of the turbines because of visual impacts on nearby
Gullen Range Wind Farm adds solar project in Australian first
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
for retrospective approval of the turbines because of visual impacts on nearby residents. Goldwind launched action in the Land and Environment Court. The issue was finally resolved when the Planning Assessment Commission found the turbine... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Council backs mayor’s merger appealmoney wisely and the money we have spent on legal fees could have funded the re
Council backs mayor’s merger appeal
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
money wisely and the money we have spent on legal fees could have funded the repair of footpaths and potholes.” In the Land and Environment Court on Wednesday, Chief Judge Brian Preston said the council had not established any of its grounds of... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Homes taken, now 'trapped' WestConnex residents must pay to staymay be enforced even during the 90-day period owners have to appeal the Valuer-
Homes taken, now 'trapped' WestConnex residents must pay to stay
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
may be enforced even during the 90-day period owners have to appeal the Valuer-General's determination in the Land and Environment Court. Mr Capuano is proceeding with court action, while Ms Lockieis still considering her... Read more
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Western Advocate
An expensive exercise in using other people’s cashto due to the lack of notification of the original development applications. I
An expensive exercise in using other people’s cash
Western Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
to due to the lack of notification of the original development applications. It resulted in Justice Rachel Pepper, in the Land and Environment Court, stating the decision was “irrational, perverse and bizarre”. Ouch. So, doing a bit of rough... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Hope at the end of the tunnel for former Balmain Leagues Club buildingapartments, a supermarket, public plaza and club premises, which was smaller th
Hope at the end of the tunnel for former Balmain Leagues Club building
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
apartments, a supermarket, public plaza and club premises, which was smaller than his previous bid for 247 apartments. A Land and Environment Court decision on that appeal is due as soon as next week. Mr Wright said that should he be successful,... Read more
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The North West Star
Plea for calm over mosque approvalobligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious
Plea for calm over mosque approval
The North West Star / Posted 8 days ago
obligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious grounds would be quickly quashed if the Land and Environment Court got involved. “It shows she doesn’t understand the planning system in NSW,” he said. “Would we... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Plea for calm over mosque approvalobligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious
Plea for calm over mosque approval
Daily Liberal / Posted 8 days ago
obligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious grounds would be quickly quashed if the Land and Environment Court got involved. “It shows she doesn’t understand the planning system in NSW,” he said. “Would we... Read more
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The Border Mail
Plea for calm over mosque approvalobligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious
Plea for calm over mosque approval
The Border Mail / Posted 8 days ago
obligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious grounds would be quickly quashed if the Land and Environment Court got involved. “It shows she doesn’t understand the planning system in NSW,” he said. “Would we... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Plea for calm over mosque approvalobligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious
Plea for calm over mosque approval
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
obligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious grounds would be quickly quashed if the Land and Environment Court got involved. “It shows she doesn’t understand the planning system in NSW,” he said. “Would we... Read more
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The Courier
Plea for calm over mosque approvalobligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious
Plea for calm over mosque approval
The Courier / Posted 8 days ago
obligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious grounds would be quickly quashed if the Land and Environment Court got involved. “It shows she doesn’t understand the planning system in NSW,” he said. “Would we... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Plea for calm over mosque approvalobligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious
Plea for calm over mosque approval
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 8 days ago
obligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious grounds would be quickly quashed if the Land and Environment Court got involved. “It shows she doesn’t understand the planning system in NSW,” he said. “Would we... Read more
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The Young Witness
Plea for calm over mosque approvalobligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious
Plea for calm over mosque approval
The Young Witness / Posted 8 days ago
obligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious grounds would be quickly quashed if the Land and Environment Court got involved. “It shows she doesn’t understand the planning system in NSW,” he said. “Would we... Read more
17 related stories
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Western Advocate
Plea for calm over mosque approvalobligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious
Plea for calm over mosque approval
Western Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
obligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious grounds would be quickly quashed if the Land and Environment Court got involved. “It shows she doesn’t understand the planning system in NSW,” he said. “Would we... Read more
17 related stories
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Kiama Independent
Plea for calm over mosque approvalobligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious
Plea for calm over mosque approval
Kiama Independent / Posted 8 days ago
obligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious grounds would be quickly quashed if the Land and Environment Court got involved. “It shows she doesn’t understand the planning system in NSW,” he said. “Would we... Read more
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Manning River Times
Plea for calm over mosque approvalobligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious
Plea for calm over mosque approval
Manning River Times / Posted 8 days ago
obligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious grounds would be quickly quashed if the Land and Environment Court got involved. “It shows she doesn’t understand the planning system in NSW,” he said. “Would we... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Plea for calm over mosque approvalobligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious
Plea for calm over mosque approval
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 8 days ago
obligation to make the decision based on planning laws – a ruling on religious grounds would be quickly quashed if the Land and Environment Court got involved. “It shows she doesn’t understand the planning system in NSW,” he said. “Would we... Read more
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Western Advocate
A merger challenge blow for Oberonthe NSW Government’s forced council mergers is likely to be examined closely in
A merger challenge blow for Oberon
Western Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
the NSW Government’s forced council mergers is likely to be examined closely in Oberon as it fights to stand alone. The Land and Environment Court on Wednesday decided to reject Woollahra Council’s challenge against its forced merger with... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Woollahra court loss ‘sign of things to come’ for Shellharbour mergercase against the Baird Government’s amalgamation plans. After a legal challeng
Woollahra court loss ‘sign of things to come’ for Shellharbour merger
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
case against the Baird Government’s amalgamation plans. After a legal challenge similar to that mounted by Shellharbour, Land and Environment Court chief justice Brian Preston dismissed Woollahra council’s arguments and awarded it to pay the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Woollahra Council loses merger battleThe latest Sydney council to fight the NSW government's plans to force it to me
Woollahra Council loses merger battle
Sky News Australia / Posted 10 days ago
The latest Sydney council to fight the NSW government's plans to force it to merge has lost its legal challenge. The Land and Environment Court on Wednesday dismissed Woollahra Council's bid to stop it forcibly joining with Randwick and Waverley... Read more
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News.com.au
Woollahra Council loses merger fightbattle. Picture: Justin Lloyd WOOLLAHRA Council has lost its court challenge t
Woollahra Council loses merger fight
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
battle. Picture: Justin Lloyd WOOLLAHRA Council has lost its court challenge to the Baird government’s merger plans. Land and Environment Court Chief Judge Brian Preston handed down the ruling in a packed courtroom on Wednesday... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Big blow for councils trying to fight mergersother councils which have mounted challenges against the plans. It took only m
Big blow for councils trying to fight mergers
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
other councils which have mounted challenges against the plans. It took only minutes for Chief Judge Brian Preston of the Land and Environment Court to dismiss Woollahra Council's challenge to Baird government plans to merge it forcibly with... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Woollahra Council loses legal challenge over forced mergerlaunched by Woollahra Council against the New South Wales Government over force
Woollahra Council loses legal challenge over forced merger
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
launched by Woollahra Council against the New South Wales Government over forced council mergers has been lost in the Land and Environment Court. Chief judge Brian Preston said the council was not successful in challenging the legality of the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Woollahra Council loses merger fightmerger fight with state government WOOLLAHRA Council has lost its court challe
Woollahra Council loses merger fight
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
merger fight with state government WOOLLAHRA Council has lost its court challenge to the Baird government’s merger plans. Land and Environment Court Chief Judge Brian Preston handed down the ruling in a packed courtroom on Wednesday... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Gas pipeline should include Manjimup and Katanning: Nationalsis that they'll offer an amount that will be way under value to what you believ
Gas pipeline should include Manjimup and Katanning: Nationals
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
is that they'll offer an amount that will be way under value to what you believe your land is worth. "I'm calling for an land and environment court similar to what they do in New South Wales where people can have certainty about getting proper... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Homes taken, now 'trapped' WestConnex residents must pay to staymay be enforced even during the 90-day period owners have to appeal the Valuer-
Homes taken, now 'trapped' WestConnex residents must pay to stay
Daily Liberal / Posted 14 days ago
may be enforced even during the 90-day period owners have to appeal the Valuer-General's determination in the Land and Environment Court. Mr Capuano is proceeding with court action, while Ms Lockieis still considering her... Read more
3 related stories
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The Border Mail
Homes taken, now 'trapped' WestConnex residents must pay to staymay be enforced even during the 90-day period owners have to appeal the Valuer-
Homes taken, now 'trapped' WestConnex residents must pay to stay
The Border Mail / Posted 14 days ago
may be enforced even during the 90-day period owners have to appeal the Valuer-General's determination in the Land and Environment Court. Mr Capuano is proceeding with court action, while Ms Lockieis still considering her... Read more
3 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
Homes taken, now 'trapped' WestConnex residents must pay to staymay be enforced even during the 90-day period owners have to appeal the Valuer-
Homes taken, now 'trapped' WestConnex residents must pay to stay
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
may be enforced even during the 90-day period owners have to appeal the Valuer-General's determination in the Land and Environment Court. Mr Capuano is proceeding with court action, while Ms Lockieis still considering her... Read more
3 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
Homes taken, now 'trapped' WestConnex residents must pay to staymay be enforced even during the 90-day period owners have to appeal the Valuer-
Homes taken, now 'trapped' WestConnex residents must pay to stay
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
may be enforced even during the 90-day period owners have to appeal the Valuer-General's determination in the Land and Environment Court. Mr Capuano is proceeding with court action, while Ms Lockieis still considering her... Read more
3 related stories
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Western Advocate
Toole awaits merger decisionexample of what happens when political parties ignore the voices of the people.
Toole awaits merger decision
Western Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
example of what happens when political parties ignore the voices of the people. Oberon and Cabonne councils’ action in the Land and Environment Court of NSW against the NSW Government’s forced amalgamations ended in early June. Written and verbal... Read more
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Northern Star
New rock wall will stop public access to waterfrontwere made to create a public thoroughfare. But one of the property owners, sol
New rock wall will stop public access to waterfront
Northern Star / Posted 22 days ago
were made to create a public thoroughfare. But one of the property owners, solicitor Peter Carmont Snr, went to the Land and Environment Court to argue the case. He said the wall would be built on private land that had only been open to the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Calderwood project gets green light in big court victoryThe first stage of the controversial Calderwood Urban Development Project has r
Calderwood project gets green light in big court victory
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 23 days ago
The first stage of the controversial Calderwood Urban Development Project has received the green light in the Land and Environment Court. The first stage of the controversial Calderwood Urban Development Project has received the green light in the... Read more
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The Young Witness
Council mergers: NSW government defends KPMG independenceand Infrastructure, Michael Daley, in question time in the NSW Parliament on Th
Council mergers: NSW government defends KPMG independence
The Young Witness / Posted 24 days ago
and Infrastructure, Michael Daley, in question time in the NSW Parliament on Thursday. The attack comes a day after the Land and Environment Court demanded the government produce documents relating to KPMG's modelling, which has been central to... Read more
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Northern Star
Council back in court over North Lismore Plateau developmentcourt this month over its green lighting of development on the North Lismore Pl
Council back in court over North Lismore Plateau development
Northern Star / Posted 25 days ago
court this month over its green lighting of development on the North Lismore Plateau. The council was served with the NSW Land and Environment Court summons this morning which lists a number of breaches and failures with the Cultural Heritage... Read more
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Northern Star
Quarry fined $15,000 for breaching approval conditionsto comply with the order may attract stronger enforcement action which could in
Quarry fined $15,000 for breaching approval conditions
Northern Star / Posted 26 days ago
to comply with the order may attract stronger enforcement action which could include the commencement of proceedings in the Land and Environment Court. “Our compliance officers conduct spot checks without warning, regular inspections and audits as... Read more

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