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Submission to the Planning White Paper

We recently made a submission in response to the Government’s Planning White Paper. This can be downloaded from here: Submission on Planning White Paper.  The Greens believe that good planning protects what is precious, encourages what is good and works on a precautionary principle when it is unsure of the impact. Sadly such a vision is […]

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Newcastle Urban Renewal Strategy SUBMISSION

On 19 April 2013 submissions closed on the current proposal for the Newcastle Urban Renewal Strategy. we made a submission on this strategy, which can be downloaded from here: Newcastle Urban Renewal Strategy. The Government’s proposal is available online here. This strategy presents a unique opportunity to plan for the future of the second biggest city […]

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Submission – Reforms to the NSW CTP Greenslip Scheme

The O’Farrell Government is currently proposing to reform the NSW Compulsory Third Party Green Slip Insurance Scheme (CTP Scheme).  This is the scheme that compensates people for injury and loss when they are hurt in a car or motorcycle accident. The Government has produced a consultation paper detailing the principles underpinning their proposed changes. This […]

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Submission to the NSW Planning Review

The Review of the Planning System in NSW has just completed its second and primary consultation phase. The Issues Paper was released in December 2011 and contains a list of over 300 questions for consideration. Submissions were due by 2 March 2012. A copy of the paper can be found here: http://planningreview.nsw.gov.au/ A copy of the final […]

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