The latest from the High Court: May 2018

Reporting and analysis of the latest key judgments from the High Court of Australia. By ANDREW YUILE.

The latest from the High Court: March 2018

Reporting and analysis of the latest key judgments from the High Court of Australia. By ANDREW YUILE.

New Year ushers in sweeping reform of state planning laws

Planning authorities will be required to prepare Community Consultation Plans, which may supplement public participation requirements under legislation. By JOSIE WALKER.

The latest developments in Law Society advocacy & law reform: February 2017

The Law Society’s Policy and Practice team brings you a wrap-up of the most important issues of the moment.

Application of clause 4.6 of the Standard Instrument – analysis of recent case law

The power of a consent authority to vary a development standard under clause 4.6 of the Standard Instrument is an important aspect of planning regulations…

Certifiers’ powers revisited

Two recent decisions in the Court of Appeal have curtailed the grounds on which certificates can be set aside in judicial review proceedings. By JOSIE…