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LG Alert – Balancing COVID-19 and administering the planning system (March 25th, 2020)

We are all very aware of the health issues and advice surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and are committed to providing provide LG Alerts on relevant topics in the interests of assisting councils manage their responsibilities in these difficult and evolving times.

In this Alert, we outline how Council Assessment Panels and Regional Assessment Panels can operate through web-based meetings and other online means and how councils can administer the Development Act 1993 in a manner which avoids the need for face-to-face contact.

Click here to read our latest LG Alert