Tag Archives | Part 3A

Huntlee development decision contrary to all recommendations

Completely contrary to the recommendations made by ICAC last week regarding Part 3A, Tony Kelly has approved a development application for 7,500 residential units at Huntlee in the Hunter Valley. This decision is being snuck through before Christmas to avoid public scrutiny and will be devastating for critically local flora. The approval clears the way […]

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Keneally’s pre-Christmas giveaway: Barangaroo approved

In response to today’s pre-Christmas announcement of the approval of over 500,000 square metres of inappropriate development for Lend Lease at Barangaroo, Greens MP David Shoebridge said: “This decision is a con-job, a disgraceful act in the dying stages of a dead administration. It is an illegitimate decision by a government which has lost the […]

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Keneally must ensure ICAC followed on Barangaroo

The Greens are calling on the Premier to intervene and direct the Planning Minister to follow the Independent Commission Against Corruption’s (ICAC) recommendations and hand his decision making power over the State’s single biggest private Part 3A development, Barangaroo, to the Planning Assessment Commission (PAC).  SMH 14/10 p2 ICAC has found that there is an […]

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ICAC Report Slams Part 3A

A report by ICAC released today has called for radical reforms of Part 3A of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act.  The recommendations for reform are so substantial that they in effect are calling for the repeal of Part 3A.

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MR: Parkview snubs local council and affordable housing stress in Penrith

Greens MP and planning spokesperson David Shoebridge MLC today condemned the Part 3A development application made by Parkview to develop the site at 164 Station Street Penrith, saying that the proposal undermined Penrith Council’s vision for the area. “The contempt of this developer for local planning laws is staggering,” Mr Shoebridge said. “The Penrith City […]

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MR: Local Government survives Coalition push, O’Farrell supports change in planning laws.

Greens NSW MP and Local Government spokesperson David Shoebridge welcomed the Independent Network and the Greens retaining control of the Presidency of the Local Government Association at the LGA Annual Conference in Albury. “This is a great result – NSW was in serious danger of sliding completely into the hands of the Coalition,” Mr Shoebridge […]

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