CPD – Recent developments in SA planning law

Recently there have been some significant changes to land use planning policy in South Australia and these changes have and will prompt some complementary legislative changes to the State’s planning legislation. This seminar will look at some of the changes which may be of interest to legal practitioners.It will include discussion on the new planning policies within the City of Adelaide, (designed, in part ,to facilitate greater development opportunities), the relaxation of controls over suburban trees and observations on possible future legislative changes in order to implement the 30 Year Planning Strategy for Greater Adelaide.

Presenter: Paul Leadbeter
Paul Leadbeter joined the Adelaide Law School in 2010 after many years as a partner with Norman Waterhouse where his practice focussed on land use planning, environmental and local government law, all areas where he now focuses his research and publications. He is the SA Editor for the Thomson Reuters publication, Planning Law in Australia and the Local Government Law Journal. He is also the Presiding member of the City of Burnside’s Development Assessment Panel.

Commentator: Stuart Henry SC
Stuart Henry SC is a leading planning and environmental lawyer in SA. He graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1981. He has been an Associate to a Supreme Court judge, a legal officer with SA Police, and a solicitor in private practice. He signed the Bar Roll in 1994 and was appointed Senior Counsel in 2009. His practice includes environmental and town planning law, local government, valuation and administrative law. He is current President of the South Australian Division of the National Environmental Lawyers Association.

Date: 26 July 2012
Time: 7.30am -8.40 am
Breakfast: A buffet continental breakfast will be served, accompanied by tea, coffee and juice
Venue: National Wine Centre (Cnr North Tce and Hackney Road)
Cost: $130 – Standard ticket
$110 – Alumni ticket
*$75 – Young lawyers discount ticket (for those who have been admittted for less than 3 years)

The event will attract 1 CPD point

Please RSVP by 23 July 2012

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