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WA Moves to Smash Down Planning Barriers
Zoning
Wednesday August 14 2019

WA Moves to Smash Down Planning Barriers

The number of land zones in Western Australia could be slashed from over 1,000 to less than 300 whilst development assessment processes would be streamlined and...

WA’s Planning System Must be Cleaned Up
Zoning
Wednesday January 9 2019

WA’s Planning System Must be Cleaned Up

Want to build a new mixed-use commercial and residential development in central Perth?

Strip Local Councils of Planning Approvals: Master Builders
Zoning
Friday December 15 2017

Strip Local Councils of Planning Approvals: Master Builders

Responsibility for assessing and approving certain types of planning applications in Victoria should be taken from local councils and handed to independent planning panels, a leading...

Queensland Planning Delays Costing Home Buyers $36,800
Zoning
Wednesday September 21 2016

Queensland Planning Delays Costing Home Buyers $36,800

Inefficient planning processes and delays in assessing greenfield sites in Queensland are costing home buyers up to $36,800 and adding up to six years in delays...

Remove Councils from DA Panels: Property Chief
Business
Wednesday February 10 2016

Remove Councils from DA Panels: Property Chief

The involvement of local councillors on development assessment panels in South Australia has created costly and inefficient processes which fail to deliver certainty or guarantee professionalism...