A new public land contribution regime was introduced in Victoria this week with the passing of the Planning and Environment Amendment (Public Land Contributions) Bill 2018 (Vic) by the Victorian parliament.
The Queensland Government has introduced the Local Government Legislation (Validation of Rates and Charges) Amendment Bill 2018 (Qld) into Parliament to retrospectively validate local government rates and charges that were not properly levied.
Draft regulations released by the NSW Government will require owners of multi-storey residential and commercial buildings with combustible cladding to register them, and to pay for expert independent fire-risk assessment.
Victoria’s population continues to rise and as it does so, the State’s waste is likely to almost double, from 12.7 million tonnes per year to over 20 million tonnes by 2046. Could waste to energy be the answer to meeting population demand?
The NSW Government’s recently introduced Building Products (Safety) Bill 2017 will identify, ban and rectify the use of unsafe building products in commercial, residential and industrial buildings across NSW.