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SA Mayors Support Voluntary Amalgamations
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Tuesday December 20 2016

SA Mayors Support Voluntary Amalgamations

Around eight in 10 mayors in South Australia are in support of voluntary amalgamations, a new survey has found.

Melbourne Lord Mayor: Which Direction Did Voters Choose?
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Tuesday October 25 2016

Melbourne Lord Mayor: Which Direction Did Voters Choose?

Whenever any city faces council elections, conversations about the broad issues and direction of the city in question come into focus.

Is Restrictive Zoning Locking up Melbourne’s Middle Suburbs?
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Wednesday June 1 2016

Is Restrictive Zoning Locking up Melbourne’s Middle Suburbs?

Three years ago, an overhaul of planning rules in Victoria prompted fears on the part of many in the property sector that significant swathes of Melbourne’s...

Is Restrictive Zoning Locking up Melbourne’s Middle Suburbs?
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Wednesday May 18 2016

Is Restrictive Zoning Locking up Melbourne’s Middle Suburbs?

Three years ago, an overhaul of planning rules in Victoria prompted fears on the part of many in the property sector that significant swathes of Melbourne’s...

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...

Take Planning Away From Councils: SA Property Chief
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Thursday February 12 2015

Take Planning Away From Councils: SA Property Chief

A leader in South Australia’s property sector has hit out at the planning regime in that state, saying that even as other states make substantial progress,...