Planning Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 (SA)
This Part of the Local Government Law Journal includes the following content: “Death by a Thousand Cuts? The Diminution in the Development Assessment Role of Elected Local Councils in South Australia’s Planning System” – Paul Leadbeter; “‘The Weakest Linc’: Environmental Protection, the Power to Disclaim, and the ‘Chain of Responsibility’ in Queensland” – Christopher Vale; Local Government Planning & Law Guide Cases – Hanna Jaireth, Lawrie Groom, Chelsea White, Lea Hiltenkamp, Sam Lindsay and Connor Fisher; as well as a Digest of cases.
This Part of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “Engagement: Australia’s weak link in biodiversity protection” – Paul Martin, Elodie Le Gal and Miriam Verbeek; “Compliance with statutory directives and the negligence liability of public authorities: Climate change and coastal development” – Justine Bell-James and Anna Huggins; “Adapting to a sustainable energy future: Part 1 – The localisation of sustainable energy generation under the New South Wales planning law regime” – Hon Justice Brian J Preston SC and Tristan Orgill; “Community Engagement Charters: South Australia’s proposal to change the approach to community involvement in land-use planning” – Paul Leadbeter; “China’s market-based environmental reforms: From inception to international co-operation and integration” – Benny Hu and Richard Simmons. This Part also includes a book review: “Hydraulic Fracturing in the Karoo” edited by J Glazewski and S Esterhuyse – reviewed by Tariro Mutongwizo and Cameron Holley.