With dedicated teams in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland, who also work nationally together, we deal with state and Commonwealth laws in their commercial and practical context to deliver outstanding results and client service.
Our hands-on experience gained working both with and within planning authorities, coupled with our work for the private sector, enables us to provide practical, strategic and knowledgeable advice in relation to environmental, planning and regulatory issues.
We act for local councils, developers, institutional and other owners, investors, financiers, construction companies, energy and utility and other infrastructure providers, resource companies, government departments and agencies, including the New South Wales Department of Planning, consultants and others involved in the development, management and regulation of property, natural resources and infrastructure projects. We also have a strong reputation in connection with transactional issues, advocacy and mediation.
Our expertise includes:
Recent environmental experience
Recent transactional experience
Holding Redlich Partner, Joseph Monaghan, has put together a Handbook structured around key points that have been the focus of important decisions in the Victorian planning and environment jurisdiction.Download the Handbook
08 June 2021 - Knowledge
On 21 June 2021, the new Land Acquisition and Compensation Regulations 2021 will replace and replicate parts of the old regulations with changes to prescribed forms, information, fees and other matters.
07 June 2021 - Knowledge
The Federal Government wants to reward farmers with cash payments for improving their environmental performance, cultivating an idea that germinated in Queensland.
02 June 2021 - Knowledge
In a world-first judgment, the Federal Court of Australia has found that the Commonwealth Environment Minister owes Australian children a duty of care to protect them from harms associated with climate change. We highlight the key takeaways from this decision and discuss what it means for future cases.
24 May 2021 - Knowledge
Australia has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to make our country more resilient, prosperous and sustainable.
19 May 2021 - Knowledge
From 1 June 2021, new requirements will be introduced to Queensland’s Reef Protection Regulations to reduce land-based sources of water pollution from agricultural and industrial sources entering the Great Barrier Reef.
10 May 2021 - Knowledge
The route is proposed to cross the Albert River east of Eagleby, connecting to the M1 and Logan Motorway at Loganholme.
28 April 2021 - Knowledge
Property industry confidence levels are approaching record highs as the sector leads Australia’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
21 April 2021 - Knowledge
The Planning and Environment Amendment Act seeks to increase heritage protection, clarify compensation claims, and allow COVID-19 relief measures to stay to facilitate more transparent Victorian planning schemes.
12 April 2021 - Knowledge
Australia must have a “tough conversation” about where people should build their homes, Emergency Management Minister David Littleproud says.
07 April 2021 - Knowledge
From 1 July 2021, local councils who are Crown land managers can only grant leases or licences over community land according to its plan of management.
31 March 2021 - Knowledge
We look at some of the challenges faced by the NSW Government with its desire to implement a floodplain harvesting licensing framework by 1 July 2021.