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We are pleased to announce the commencement of the Volume 9 series of editorials. Highlights of VCAT Vol 9 No 1 includes whether demolition of a building extinguishes an existing use right; whether an extension of time commences from the date specified in the permit or the day it is issued; the refusal of a helipad in Fountain-Gate-Narre Warren MAC; challenges in the Supreme Court to the Minister’s approval of planning scheme amendment, including Fox’s property at Portsea; and the removal of a restrictive covenant under the Property Act. Highlights of PPV Vol 9 No 1 include Greening the Greyfields: Maroondah pilot gets the green light; support for stronger controls to protect Wyndham’s growth areas from gaming machines; strategic justification to protect Maribyrnong’s significant trees; ensuring a line of sight in translating an LPPF to the PPF; and more work to do on the Teesdale Structure Plan.