Latest VCAT and PPV editorials now available

We are pleased to announce that the latest VCAT and PPV editorials are now available. Highlights of VCAT Vol 11 No 10 are rolling-out of co-operative housing in Eltham; approval of a multi-storey building in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre; the extent to which discretion should be applied in assessing a…

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Latest editorials now available

We are pleased to advise that the latest VCAT and PPV editorials are now available. Highlights of VCAT Vol 11 No 9 are more cases on relevance and scope of consideration, including a case involving a residential development in proximity to a MHF; whether a dental laboratory is an industry;…

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Latest editorial now available

This month we have produced one editorial, VCAT Vol 11 No 8. Highlights include the weight that should be given to the North Shepparton Activity Centre Structure plan; the refusal to issue a Certificate of Compliance for a rooming house on the basis the proposal does not meet the definition;…

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Latest editorials now available

2024 has began like 2023 finished off with many interesting VCAT decisions and Panel reports. Highlights of VCAT Vol 11 No 7 are Amendment C243 and the loss of appeal rights for an objector opposed to a single dwelling on a lot greater than 300sqm; the intersection of DDO controls…

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Latest editorials now available

In a busy end to 2023, we have pleasure in providing you editorials on both VCAT decisions and Panel reports. Highlights of VCAT Vol 11 No 6 are North Central CMA inability to provide referral comments because of exemptions contained within a Local Floodplain Development Plan; whether a Notice of…

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Seasons greetings and latest editorials

On behalf of the editorial committee, seasons greetings and wishing all our subscribers and friends a happy and successful 2024. It was busy end to VCAT’s 2023 and we have prepared two editorials. Highlights of VCAT Vol 11 No 4 include an unsuccessful challenge to a Homes Victoria permit by…

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Latest editorials now available

Whilst the number of cases being decided by VCAT may be lower, the number of noteworthy cases has not diminished. This month we have produced two VCAT editorials and one PPV editorial. Highlights of VCAT Vol 11 No 2 include Amendment VC243 – emerging approaches at VCAT; concerns with flooding…

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Latest VCAT and PPV editorials now available

We are pleased to advise that the latest VCAT and PPV editorials are now available, which is the first of the Volume 11 series. Highlights of VCAT Vol 11 No 1 are challenges to planning decisions and planning processes on human rights grounds; whether landscaping falls under the gardening exemption;…

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Latest VCAT editorial now available

We are pleased to advise that VCAT Vol 10 No 12 is now available on the web site. Highlights include relevance of bushfire impacts revisited; whether verandahs and balconies form part of the floor area of a rooming house (the answer is no); a declaration that a permit for a…

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Latest editorials now available

We are pleased to advise that both the latest VCAT and PPV editorials are now available. Highlights of VCAT Vol 10 No 11 are challenges in establishing non-residential uses outside the GRZ; relevance of health impacts on a childcare centre and need; refusal of a childcare centre near a MHF;…

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New VCAT and PPV editorials now available

The latest editorials are now available on our web site. Highlights of VCAT Vol 10 No 10 are the internal amenity of townhouses and the relevance of the apartment standards; the Supreme Court rules that the Delburn Wind Farm is more than 5 kms from an urban area and is…

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Latest VCAT editorial now available

Latest editorial VCAT Vol 10 No 9 is now available. Highlights include approval of VC226 and loss of appeal rights in relation to a telecommunications tower; a fractious hearing involving existing use rights for a hotel; a stiff question: is the temporary storage of dead bodies a warehouse or mortuary;…

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Latest editorials now available

An extremely busy time at VCAT has resulted in us preparing two VCAT editorials this month, plus a PPV editorial on some significant Panel reports. Highlights of VCAT Vol 10 No 7 include interpretation of B21 and how to calculate overshadowing impacts; application of the National Trust principle and no…

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Latest editorials now available

On behalf of the editorial committee, we are pleased to release the latest VCAT and PPV editorials. Highlights of VCAT Vol 10 No 6 include refusal for a major residential subdivision near a future railway station on the RRL due to lack of density; the two lines of authority on…

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First editorials for 2023

On behalf of the editorial committee, we wish subscribers and friends a productive and fruitful year. We have our first VCAT and PPV editorials for 2023. Highlights of VCAT Vol 10 No 5 include whether a proposed development is a rooming house or 9 seperate dwellings; the relevance of traffic…

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