NSW Court of Appeal clarifies meaning of “interest in land” under Just Terms Act

The NSW Court of Appeal has confirmed that a personal interest that cannot be legally enforced is not a compensable “interest in land” under NSW compulsory acquisition legislation. This case is important for acquiring authorities, businesses and landowners, as it clarifies when compensation is payable when land occupied by a person other than the landowner … Read more

The election and the environment: what happens next?

The recent Australian Federal election has resulted in a change of government. While the government is settling in, our Environment, Planning and Communities partners set out their top 5 predictions for coming change on environmental matters, and where the priorities should lie. Read more