Potential 10/50 (Removal of Bush Land Without Council’s Consent) Impact Treated as Reason to Refuse Development

On 21 October 2014, Commissioner O'Neill refused Development Application 199/2014 (Johnson v Hornsby Shire Council [2014] NSWLEC 1215) for a new dwelling at Beecroft, due to the ability for a significant amount of remnant Blue Gu...

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Reduced licensing thresholds for waste activities

New South Wales has 12 new Protection of the Environment Operations Waste Regulations. Current operators should be aware of reduced licensing thresholds for waste activities in NSW from 1 November 2014. When any threshold under...

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Additional Operational Purpose Deductions: Exempt Materials for Road-Making and Infrastructure Works

New South Wales has 12 new Protection of the Environment Operations Waste ReguRegulations. 1 November 2014 changes are in response to calls from landfill operators that the previous deduction categories were too restrictive. Pa...

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Improving Immobilisation of High-Risk Contaminants: Waste Certificates Increase User Confidence

New South Wales has 12 new Protection of the Environment Operations Waste Regulations. From 1 November 2014, the Protection of the Environment Operations (Waste) Regulation 2014 (2014 Regulations) will clarify the responsibility ...

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Additional Prescribed Wastes for Land Pollution Offences and a New Defence for Unlicensed Landfills

New South Wales has 12 New Protection of the Environment Operations Waste Regulations. Offence As of 1 November 2014, the offence of land pollution will be strengthened and made clearer through an amendment to the definition of ...

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Improved Resource Recovery Exemptions: Supplier and User Obligations Simplified

New South Wales has 12 new Protection of the Environment Operations Waste Regulations. From 1 November 2014, new regulations will replace all general and specific exemptions under the 2005 Regulations with Resource Recovery Ord...

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