3 June 2019
As we reach the end of the financial year, we have completed our Volume 6 series. We produced 11 VCAT editorials and 7 PPV editorials. Noteworthy cases in VCAT Vol 6 No 11 on different outcomes on ...
7 May 2019
VCAT President Justice Quigley announced on 3 May 2019 the appointment of Teresa Biscucci as deputy president of VCAT’s planning and environment list. Ms Biscucci joined the Tribunal in 2018 ...
30 April 2019
Busy times at the Tribunal and we have produced two editorials, VCAT Vol 6 No 9 and VCAT Vol 6 No 10. Noteworthy cases on bushfire risk; whether a permit is required to beam light to an advertising...
27 April 2019
1. Victoria’s Worst Accident Blackspot: Is “Particular Concentration Required”? In Maple Media Pty Ltd v Greater Dandenong CC [2019] VCAT 269 the Tribunal rejected an application for a sky sign at ...
26 April 2019
1. Prioritisation of bushfire risk and integrated decision-making In a third attempt to obtain a planning permit to construct a dwelling in an environmentally-sensitive and high-prone bushfire area...
29 March 2019
Noteworthy VCAT decisions on the impact of new native vegetation control guidelines; the meaning of community in community care unit; the impact of a multi-level tower on historic Melbourne High Sc...
10 March 2019
Join Philip Martin, Member of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, to the 2019 PIA Legislative Year In Review, on 26 March 5.30pm at the Russell Kennedy offices. Phil will reflect on th...
25 February 2019
VCAT Volume 6 No 7 is now available. Highlights include Tribunal’s limited jurisdiction on voluntary section 173 agreements; a different approach by the Tribunal with respect to “what t...
13 January 2019
On behalf of the editorial committee, welcome to 2019. Late last year many noteworthy Tribunal decisions and Panel reports were uploaded onto Austlii. Significant Tribunal decisions included: furth...
21 December 2018
On behalf of the editorial committee and Kris, our office manager, we wish our subscribers and friends all the best for the new year. We thank you for your continued support. It was a significant y...
26 November 2018
Latest editorials now available. Noteworthy Tribunal decisions on contempt of a Supreme Court order; land use conflicts and the purpose of a zone; whether extractive industry will prejudice future ...
7 November 2018
A big thank you for all those who attended the official launch of the new VPRS web site at Holding Redlich on 31st October. Joseph Monaghan made some warm welcoming comments, Mark Marsden provided ...
11 October 2018
We are very pleased to announce that Jane Sharp has joined the editorial committee as legal editor. Jane is a highly regarded planning and environment barrister, who began her career as a local gov...
26 September 2018
In 2017 the old editions of PABR Vols 1 to 5 and AATR Vols 1 to 22 were uploaded onto the Austlii web site. Each edition is available in PDF format. Work is about to commence on uploading VPR Vols ...
24 August 2018
At PPV Vol 5 No 3 we reported on the advisory committee report on the Ormond Station redevelopment. (Vic Transport Project Integrated Development Opportunities AC – Ormond Station (AC) [2017]...