Media Release: Powerhouse move is an act of cultural vandalism

Spending $1.5 billion to relocate the Powerhouse Museum would be an act of cultural vandalism, says the Parliamentary Inquiry into Museums and Galleries. An interim report handed down today has called on the Coalition Government to release the full business case...
What you need to know about the Planning Bill

What you need to know about the Planning Bill

The Liberal National government has pushed through major changes to our planning laws – without even one mention of climate change. The Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment Bill 2017 passed NSW Parliament this week with the support of Labor and Fred...

Media Release: Deluge of Planning Documents

Environmental impact assessment improvement project -Department assesses the potential impacts of a proposal for a State significant project before a decision is made by the Minister for Planning or the Minister’s delegate on whether or not a project is approved....

Media Release: Planning minister delivers for the property industry.

New analysis by the Greens shows 40 of the NSW planning minister’s 106 meetings between January and September were with for profit corporations and groups from the property industry.   Just 10 out of the minister’s 106 meeting have been with community or not for...

Empty rhetoric isn’t enough to plan for Sydney

The draft Greater Sydney Region Plan released by the Greater Sydney Commission is heavy on rhetoric about affordability, infrastructure and sustainability but lacks the detail and enforceable targets to deliver the city we need. The biggest hole in the draft plan is...