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Monday November 12, 2018

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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...