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Welcome to the website of the Environment and Planning Law Association (NSW) Inc (EPLA)!

We exist to advance the knowledge of planning and environmental laws among the professions and the community generally.

EPLA provides members with current information about recent or proposed changes to planning and environmental law.  EPLA hosts seminars and conferences to provide opportunities for informed debate and education about relevant issues.

To register as a member of EPLA follow the link to our EPLA Membership subscription form or click here to learn more about member benefits.


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Court Vacation 2017-2018

The Judges' fixed vacation begins on 18 December 2017 and the first day of term in 2018 will be Monday, 29 January 2018.

Matters may be listed for s 34 conferences, mediations and hearings before Commissioners throughout the fixed vacation except for the public holidays and the public service holiday on Wednesday 27 December 2017.

The final Registrar's directions hearing list for 2017 will be on Wednesday 20 December 2017. The Registrar's directions hearing list will resume on Monday 22 January 2018.

A Duty Judge will be available during the fixed vacation for urgent matters..

Information on Registry opening hours over the Christmas break is available here.


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