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6. Great Parks make Good Financial Investments

6. Great Parks make Good Financial Investments

In this Guest Blog, David Hatherly of Vee Design suggests the importance of well designed public open space should no longer be seen as ‘nice to have’ in our cities, but rather should now be seen as providing sound economic value and return for our cities. So isn’t it time we widen our economic ROI perspective to put parks, open space and public urban plazas as high up the list of essential public infrastructure as sewer networks, waste services and water supply systems.

2. Environmental Impact Assessment - An Overview

2. Environmental Impact Assessment - An Overview

In this Guest Blog, certified environmental practitioner and Director of Epic Environmental, Dr Mark Breitfuss briefly describes the practical aspects of environmental impact assessment that development proponents could consider as they venture down a particular approvals pathway. 

1. The Planning Appeal Process Explained

1. The Planning Appeal Process Explained

In this Guest Blog, Planning and Environment Lawyer and Principal of Anderssen Lawyers, Dale Ellerman outlines the process of an Appeal in the Planning and Environment Court.

New Planning Legislation Passed by Queensland Parliament to Commence Mid-2017

New Planning Legislation Passed by Queensland Parliament to Commence Mid-2017

On 12 May 2016 the Queensland Parliament passed the Government's suite of planning reform legislation which is due to commence mid-2017.

Public Consultation for the Draft Redland City Plan 2015 closes 27 November 2015

Public Consultation for the Draft Redland City Plan 2015 closes 27 November 2015

Redland City Council's Draft City Plan 2015 was released for public consultation on 14 September and will end 27 November 2015. If you require assistance to determine how the new planning scheme affects your property, and to prepare a properly made submission on your behalf, please contact us.