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MAJOR OVERHAUL FOR NSW PLANNING SYSTEM

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

The Bill to change the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (EP&A Act) that will see the biggest overhaul of the NSW planning system since the legislation’s inception... Read more

NSW GOVERNMENT PARTNERS WITH WOLLONDILLY SHIRE COUNCIL TO ACCELERATE REZONING FOR NEW HOMES

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Experts from the Department of Planning and Environment have assisted Wollondilly Shire Council in slashing approval times on new homes by more than a year saving builders millions of dollars in... Read more

PROPOSED CHANGES TO SENIORS’ HOUSING TO PROTECT LOCAL COMMUNITIES

Friday, 10 November 2017

Proposed changes to planning rules for seniors’ housing will provide local communities certainty on new developments and prevent their incremental growth in unsuitable locations.

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A NEW STANDARD FOR INCLUSIVE KIDS’ PLAY SPACES

Wednesday, 08 November 2017

Playgrounds and play spaces across NSW will need to meet a new standard of design by catering for all people, including disabled and able-bodied children and their carers.

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NEW FUNDING FOR ANZAC COMMUNITY PROJECTS

Monday, 06 November 2017

New funding of $175,000 is now available to help “protect and repair local war memorials” and to support projects which commemorate the service of current and former NSW service men and women.<... Read more

LIFE SAVING DEFRIBRILLATORS: GRANTS OPEN

Monday, 06 November 2017

Spectators and players from community sporting clubs will benefit from the rollout of the Local Sport Defibrillator Program.

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SHAPING A BETTER CHILD PROTECTION SYSTEM

Monday, 06 November 2017

The Member for Lane Cove, Anthony Roberts, has welcomed the release of a discussion paper – Shaping a Better Child Protection System – that “examines how adoptions and Children’s Court... Read more

HOTLINE ON BOXING DAY TRADE

Monday, 06 November 2017

Member for Lane Cove, Anthony Roberts, says a “dedicated hotline” is available for workers and businesses to help ensure they are aware of their rights and responsibilities in the lead up to... Read more