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Northern Daily Leader
Chooks or not?The council could not reject the development application as the poultry company
Chooks or not?
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
The council could not reject the development application as the poultry company would pursue the matter in the NSW Land and Environment Court, she said. "At the end of the day, with a development application council can't vote on emotion,... Read more
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The Border Mail
Cleanaway comes clean on its compost siteon the table. Almost two years after a marathon effort by the company to build
Cleanaway comes clean on its compost site
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
on the table. Almost two years after a marathon effort by the company to build one at Gerogery concluded in the NSW Land and Environment Court, Cleanaway has changed tack and wants to build the facility north of Howlong. The company, which... Read more
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The Border Mail
Howlong for compost siteFive Mates Bridge south of Gerogery. Confirmation of an alternative site bring
Howlong for compost site
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Five Mates Bridge south of Gerogery. Confirmation of an alternative site brings to an end a saga which ended up in the NSW Land and Environment Court almost two years ago. Cleanaway lost an appeal against a decision by a joint regional planning... Read more
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Western Advocate
Kennels fight end in sightPhoto:CHRIS SEABROOK 082216ckenels3 Developer Brendan McHugh had to take his f
Kennels fight end in sight
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Photo:CHRIS SEABROOK 082216ckenels3 Developer Brendan McHugh had to take his fight for the kennels all the way to Land and Environment Court after Bathurst councillors twice rejected the advice of senior staff to approve the... Read more
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Western Advocate
Kennels fight end in sightPhoto:CHRIS SEABROOK 082216ckenels3 Developer Brendan McHugh had to take his f
Kennels fight end in sight
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Photo:CHRIS SEABROOK 082216ckenels3 Developer Brendan McHugh had to take his fight for the kennels all the way to the Land and Environment Court after Bathurst councillors twice rejected the advice of senior staff to approve the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Miner takes PAC to court over reviewWollongong Coal's mine proposal. The miner has engaged top Sydney law firm Min
Miner takes PAC to court over review
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
Wollongong Coal's mine proposal. The miner has engaged top Sydney law firm Minter Ellison to challenge the review in the Land and Environment Court, and has brought the case against the Planning Minister and the PAC. The PAC review concluded the... Read more
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The Young Witness
Court upholds suspensioncompany has complied with its obligations by providing the required security de
Court upholds suspension
The Young Witness / Posted 5 days ago
company has complied with its obligations by providing the required security deposit. The case was initially heard in the Land and Environment Court, but was referred to the Supreme Court after the Land and Environment Court determined that it may... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Warning of 'unfair' process unheeded as government forges ahead with property resumptionsthe Valuer-General provides a valuation as part of a compulsory acquisition. T
Warning of 'unfair' process unheeded as government forges ahead with property resumptions
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
the Valuer-General provides a valuation as part of a compulsory acquisition. The landowner can appeal the decision to the Land and Environment Court. But doing so can cost tens of thousands of dollars. In 2013, the joint standing committee on the... Read more
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The Local
Why Sweden's asylum seeker cruise ship is now up for salethe owners opted to lodge it there anyway. An appeal against that ban was subse
Why Sweden's asylum seeker cruise ship is now up for sale
The Local / Posted 6 days ago
the owners opted to lodge it there anyway. An appeal against that ban was subsequently thrown out by the Östersund regional Land and Environment Court at the start of August. Story continues below… In a further act of defiance, Floating... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Supreme Court hears appeal against eastern suburbs council mergerswidely seen as a text case for other councils opposing their mergers, Woollahra
Supreme Court hears appeal against eastern suburbs council mergers
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
widely seen as a text case for other councils opposing their mergers, Woollahra Council is appealing a decision by the Land and Environment Court to dismiss the council's challenge to its proposed merger with Waverley and Randwick... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Supreme Court hears appeal against eastern suburbs council mergerswidely seen as a text case for other councils opposing their mergers, Woollahra
Supreme Court hears appeal against eastern suburbs council mergers
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 days ago
widely seen as a text case for other councils opposing their mergers, Woollahra Council is appealing a decision by the Land and Environment Court to dismiss the council's challenge to its proposed merger with Waverley and Randwick... Read more
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The Young Witness
Supreme Court hears appeal against eastern suburbs council mergerswidely seen as a text case for other councils opposing their mergers, Woollahra
Supreme Court hears appeal against eastern suburbs council mergers
The Young Witness / Posted 7 days ago
widely seen as a text case for other councils opposing their mergers, Woollahra Council is appealing a decision by the Land and Environment Court to dismiss the council's challenge to its proposed merger with Waverley and Randwick... Read more
6 related stories
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Western Advocate
Supreme Court hears appeal against eastern suburbs council mergerswidely seen as a text case for other councils opposing their mergers, Woollahra
Supreme Court hears appeal against eastern suburbs council mergers
Western Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
widely seen as a text case for other councils opposing their mergers, Woollahra Council is appealing a decision by the Land and Environment Court to dismiss the council's challenge to its proposed merger with Waverley and Randwick... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Supreme Court hears appeal against eastern suburbs council mergerswidely seen as a text case for other councils opposing their mergers, Woollahra
Supreme Court hears appeal against eastern suburbs council mergers
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
widely seen as a text case for other councils opposing their mergers, Woollahra Council is appealing a decision by the Land and Environment Court to dismiss the council's challenge to its proposed merger with Waverley and Randwick... Read more
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The Border Mail
Supreme Court hears appeal against eastern suburbs council mergerswidely seen as a text case for other councils opposing their mergers, Woollahra
Supreme Court hears appeal against eastern suburbs council mergers
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
widely seen as a text case for other councils opposing their mergers, Woollahra Council is appealing a decision by the Land and Environment Court to dismiss the council's challenge to its proposed merger with Waverley and Randwick... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Supreme Court hears appeal against eastern suburbs council mergerswidely seen as a text case for other councils opposing their mergers, Woollahra
Supreme Court hears appeal against eastern suburbs council mergers
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
widely seen as a text case for other councils opposing their mergers, Woollahra Council is appealing a decision by the Land and Environment Court to dismiss the council's challenge to its proposed merger with Waverley and Randwick... Read more
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The Young Witness
Court varies mining banThe Land and Environment Court has varied the suspension notification for Young
Court varies mining ban
The Young Witness / Posted 8 days ago
The Land and Environment Court has varied the suspension notification for Young Mining issued by the NSW Resources Regulator to now commence at 4pm today. The Land and Environment Court has varied the suspension notification for Young Mining issued... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Controversial Dargues Reef Gold Mine gets another green light— had major concerns about the potential for contamination of the water supply.
Controversial Dargues Reef Gold Mine gets another green light
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
— had major concerns about the potential for contamination of the water supply. The project had already been subject to a Land and Environment Court appeal against its approval and then two planning modifications before community outrage over the... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Fight to block 161-lot West Yamba development failsNo 1, which own a large swathe of neighbouring real estate intended for its own
Fight to block 161-lot West Yamba development fails
Daily Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
No 1, which own a large swathe of neighbouring real estate intended for its own residential subdivision, led a fight in the Land and Environment Court to have the approval overturned. The companies' lawyers argued the 32.74ha project, which will... Read more
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Northern Star
Fight to block 161-lot West Yamba development failsNo 1, which own a large swathe of neighbouring real estate intended for its own
Fight to block 161-lot West Yamba development fails
Northern Star / Posted 10 days ago
No 1, which own a large swathe of neighbouring real estate intended for its own residential subdivision, led a fight in the Land and Environment Court to have the approval overturned. The companies' lawyers argued the 32.74ha project, which will... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Mike Baird's concern for WestConnex residents not matched by his actionsBaird said at the time. So far Capuano has notched up a legal bill of about $3
Mike Baird's concern for WestConnex residents not matched by his actions
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 10 days ago
Baird said at the time. So far Capuano has notched up a legal bill of about $30,000 and is preparing to head to the Land and Environment Court. That is set to cost tens of thousands more. He is but one of a number of people doing the same.... Read more
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The Young Witness
Mike Baird's concern for WestConnex residents not matched by his actionsBaird said at the time. So far Capuano has notched up a legal bill of about $3
Mike Baird's concern for WestConnex residents not matched by his actions
The Young Witness / Posted 10 days ago
Baird said at the time. So far Capuano has notched up a legal bill of about $30,000 and is preparing to head to the Land and Environment Court. That is set to cost tens of thousands more. He is but one of a number of people doing the same.... Read more
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Western Advocate
Mike Baird's concern for WestConnex residents not matched by his actionsBaird said at the time. So far Capuano has notched up a legal bill of about $3
Mike Baird's concern for WestConnex residents not matched by his actions
Western Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Baird said at the time. So far Capuano has notched up a legal bill of about $30,000 and is preparing to head to the Land and Environment Court. That is set to cost tens of thousands more. He is but one of a number of people doing the same.... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Mike Baird's concern for WestConnex residents not matched by his actionsBaird said at the time. So far Capuano has notched up a legal bill of about $3
Mike Baird's concern for WestConnex residents not matched by his actions
Daily Liberal / Posted 10 days ago
Baird said at the time. So far Capuano has notched up a legal bill of about $30,000 and is preparing to head to the Land and Environment Court. That is set to cost tens of thousands more. He is but one of a number of people doing the same.... Read more
5 related stories
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The Border Mail
Mike Baird's concern for WestConnex residents not matched by his actionsBaird said at the time. So far Capuano has notched up a legal bill of about $3
Mike Baird's concern for WestConnex residents not matched by his actions
The Border Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Baird said at the time. So far Capuano has notched up a legal bill of about $30,000 and is preparing to head to the Land and Environment Court. That is set to cost tens of thousands more. He is but one of a number of people doing the same.... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Mike Baird's concern for WestConnex residents not matched by his actionsBaird said at the time. So far Capuano has notched up a legal bill of about $3
Mike Baird's concern for WestConnex residents not matched by his actions
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
Baird said at the time. So far Capuano has notched up a legal bill of about $30,000 and is preparing to head to the Land and Environment Court. That is set to cost tens of thousands more. He is but one of a number of people doing the same.... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Construction halted on parkimpossible because one of the lots was needed as collateral to fund constructio
Construction halted on park
Kiama Independent / Posted 11 days ago
impossible because one of the lots was needed as collateral to fund construction. “We’ll consider an appeal in the Land and Environment Court or another Section 96 application,” he said. “We submitted the first Section 96 application to... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Surprise visit snags fineDepartment fines of up to $15,000, and prosecutions for the most serious offenc
Surprise visit snags fine
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 11 days ago
Department fines of up to $15,000, and prosecutions for the most serious offences with penalties of up to $5 million in the Land and Environment Court. “The community is encouraged to contact the Department with compliance concerns. Complaints will... Read more
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The Age
Neighbours' trees making you cranky? You might want to hear this...mental health benefits, they can also be the source of tension between neighbou
Neighbours' trees making you cranky? You might want to hear this...
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
mental health benefits, they can also be the source of tension between neighbours. Judy Fakes, a commissioner in the NSW Land and Environment Court, will speak on August 8 about the reasons people have problems with their neighbours' trees and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Neighbours' trees making you cranky? You might want to hear this...mental health benefits, they can also be the source of tension between neighbou
Neighbours' trees making you cranky? You might want to hear this...
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
mental health benefits, they can also be the source of tension between neighbours. Judy Fakes, a commissioner in the NSW Land and Environment Court, will speak on August 8 about the reasons people have problems with their neighbours' trees and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Neighbours' trees making you cranky? You might want to hear this...mental health benefits, they can also be the source of tension between neighbou
Neighbours' trees making you cranky? You might want to hear this...
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
mental health benefits, they can also be the source of tension between neighbours. Judy Fakes, a commissioner in the NSW Land and Environment Court, will speak on August 8 about the reasons people have problems with their neighbours' trees and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Maddens Plains bushland up for grabssaid she could recall at least two attempts to develop a 6.5ha slice of the 586
Maddens Plains bushland up for grabs
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
said she could recall at least two attempts to develop a 6.5ha slice of the 586ha property, including one that ended in a Land and Environment Court battle."It's probably the most environmentally significant piece of property that's come up for... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
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
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 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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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Scant Recognition: Have Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples any Reason to Hope? – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethicsquestion." Megan Davis is a Professor of Law at the University of New South Wa
Scant Recognition: Have Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples any Reason to Hope? – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 days ago
question." Megan Davis is a Professor of Law at the University of New South Wales and an Acting Commissioner of the NSW Land and Environment Court. She is also Chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples and a member of the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Rubbish system changes requiredwas rejected by Greater Hume Council and a joint regional planning panel. Clea
Rubbish system changes required
The Border Mail / Posted 16 days ago
was rejected by Greater Hume Council and a joint regional planning panel. Cleanaway appealed the decision in the NSW Land and Environment Court, but lost. “It hasn’t happened and the waste is currently being sorted out at our facility and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Council court battle over Calderwoodthe Shellharbour and Wollongong councils formalise their wedding vows they are
Council court battle over Calderwood
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
the Shellharbour and Wollongong councils formalise their wedding vows they are headed for divorce court – or rather the Land and Environment Court. While not specifically related to the merger proposal by the Baird NSW Government, this will do... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Merging Illawarra councils to face off in court battlehas hit breaking point. On Friday afternoon, Shellharbour mayor Marianne Salib
Merging Illawarra councils to face off in court battle
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
has hit breaking point. On Friday afternoon, Shellharbour mayor Marianne Saliba expressed “shock” at being summoned to the Land and Environment Court over a subdivision at Calderwood. “Taking us to court … is shocking to me, especially when the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Six-year fight for harbourside hometwo floors above. The works are estimated to cost $1.75 million. Mr Wilkenfeld
Six-year fight for harbourside home
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
two floors above. The works are estimated to cost $1.75 million. Mr Wilkenfeld lodged a ‘deemed refusal’ appeal with the Land and Environment Court in December. The court is due to hold a site inspection on August 22 and the hearing is set for... Read more
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The Local
Sweden's asylum seeker cruise ship told to set sailApril. The municipality subsequently banned the ship from docking in its harbou
Sweden's asylum seeker cruise ship told to set sail
The Local / Posted 17 days ago
April. The municipality subsequently banned the ship from docking in its harbour. And on Friday, the Östersund regional Land and Environment Court threw out an appeal from the company against the ban. That decision could bring an end to a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Mayor takes power on anti-merger appealMosman Council mayor has power to decide on Land and Environment Court appeal i
Mayor takes power on anti-merger appeal
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
Mosman Council mayor has power to decide on Land and Environment Court appeal in anti-merger case if no quorum for meeting | News Local SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Shellharbour councillors agree to ‘protect’ bordersto three months”, it remains to be seen if Shellharbour council will exist by t
Shellharbour councillors agree to ‘protect’ borders
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
to three months”, it remains to be seen if Shellharbour council will exist by then. The council is still waiting for the Land and Environment Court to hand down the judgement on its legal challenge. Last month, after a legal challenge similar to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Councillors agree to ‘protect’ bordersto three months”, it remains to be seen if Shellharbour council will exist by t
Councillors agree to ‘protect’ borders
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
to three months”, it remains to be seen if Shellharbour council will exist by then. The council is still waiting for the Land and Environment Court to hand down the judgement on its legal challenge. Last month, after a legal challenge similar to... Read more
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Northern Star
Council react to legal action over bypassBYRON Shire Council have responded after they were served with a Land and Envir
Council react to legal action over bypass
Northern Star / Posted 20 days ago
BYRON Shire Council have responded after they were served with a Land and Environment Court application to overturn the Byron Bay town centre bypass Development Application approval. The approval was recently issued by the independent Joint Regional... Read more
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Western Advocate
Take it to the next level? Not for the next 20 years, at least- well, maybe a mayoral election on the assumption that no decision on Bathurst
Take it to the next level? Not for the next 20 years, at least
Western Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
- well, maybe a mayoral election on the assumption that no decision on Bathurst’s merger with Oberon is handed down by the Land and Environment Court in the next four weeks. How else can you explain him spruiking the need to raise the Gordon... Read more
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Northern Star
Residents launch legal challenge to CBD bypassTHE Byron Bay Residents Group, the Butler Street Community Network have launche
Residents launch legal challenge to CBD bypass
Northern Star / Posted 21 days ago
THE Byron Bay Residents Group, the Butler Street Community Network have launched a Land and Environment Court challenge to the Byron Bay CBD bypass. The bypass, on Butler Street, was approved on June 22. Byron Shire Council, its consultants GHD and... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Bulga residents take the fight to Sydney in last bid to save their villageNovember 2015, which will see the life of the mine extended by more than 20 yea
Bulga residents take the fight to Sydney in last bid to save their village
Daily Liberal / Posted 21 days ago
November 2015, which will see the life of the mine extended by more than 20 years. Residents withdrew their appeal in the Land and Environment court in May, after being advised a challenge to protect the Warkworth Sands Woodland would not... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Bulga residents take the fight to Sydney in last bid to save their villageNovember 2015, which will see the life of the mine extended by more than 20 yea
Bulga residents take the fight to Sydney in last bid to save their village
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
November 2015, which will see the life of the mine extended by more than 20 years. Residents withdrew their appeal in the Land and Environment court in May, after being advised a challenge to protect the Warkworth Sands Woodland would not... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Bulga residents take the fight to Sydney in last bid to save their villagegave way during the early January big rains. Photo: John Krey, via Newcastle He
Bulga residents take the fight to Sydney in last bid to save their village
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 22 days ago
gave way during the early January big rains. Photo: John Krey, via Newcastle Herald Residents withdrew their appeal in the Land and Environment court in May, after being advised a challenge to protect the Warkworth Sands Woodland would not... Read more
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The Local
Sweden's asylum seeker cruise ship told to set sailApril. The municipality subsequently banned the ship from docking in its harbou
Sweden's asylum seeker cruise ship told to set sail
The Local / Posted 23 days ago
April. The municipality subsequently banned the ship from docking in its harbour. And on Friday, the Östersund regional Land and Environment Court threw out an appeal from the company against the ban. That decision could bring an end to a... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Skydive the Beach’s plan for Stuart Park in limboLand and Environment Court judge finds council didn't properly notify community
Skydive the Beach’s plan for Stuart Park in limbo
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 23 days ago
Land and Environment Court judge finds council didn't properly notify community about plan. Where to now: A tandem skydive ends safely on the grass in Stuart Park, North Wollongong, one of many who land there regularly with Skydive the... Read more
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