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Video: EDO Qld planning LawJams

11 August, 2017

EDO Qld held another round of planning LawJams co-hosted with the Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning on the new Planning Act 2016 framework which commenced on 3 July 2017. In case you missed it, here's the full session on video.

We have uploaded to the EDO Qld website the slides from our recent Planning LawJam, as well as the recording of the Brisbane LawJam for those who missed it, or who want a rehash.

These LawJams provided an opportunity for the community to hear an overview of the planning framework, including key changes, from the Department and a synopsis of key changes and rights relevant to community involvement in planning decision making from EDO Qld.

If you have any questions about the new framework and how you can use it to engage in planning and development and protect the environment, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with EDO Qld.

You can also access the Departments website explaining the new framework here.

For the maps behind this framework are available see here: (you can subscribe to mapping updates through this link too).

Thank you to all those who attended the event and contributed to the engaging discussion around the new framework.

If you have any questions about the new framework and how you can use it to engage in planning and development and protect the environment, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with EDO Qld.

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