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Welcome to the NSW Environment and Planning Law Association (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 changes to planning and environmental law and opportunities for informed debate and education around the 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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Update on Planning Principles

Continuing the process of reviewing the existing planning principles of the Court, Moore J has explained, in 193 Liverpool Road Pty Ltd v Inner West Council [2017] NSWLEC 13, that the planning principle in Karavellas v Sutherland Shire Council [2004] NSWLEC 251 concerning redevelopment of sites and potential impacts on neighbouring sites was confirmed and that the planning principles inCornerstone Property Group Pty Ltd v Warringah Council [2004] NSWLEC 189 andMelissa Grech v Auburn Council [2004] NSWLEC 40 had been subsumed by Karavellasand were no longer required to be referred to in the future.


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