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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.

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Tree dispute principle

In Fang v Li & anor [2017] NSWLEC 1503, Acting Commissioner Galwey set out a tree dispute principle (at [58]) designed to provide guidance to parties where applications made pursuant to Part 2 of the Trees (Disputes Between Neighbours) Act 2006 include claims for rectification of, or compensation for, structural damage to property caused by roots of a tree located on adjoining land (being land to which s 4(1) of the Trees Act applies and where the tree is one to which s 4(3) and (4) of the Trees Act applies).

 
   



 
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