Archived News for Professionals in Local Government - April, 2012
The South Australian Government and the city of Adelaide have announced a comprehensive overhaul of the city’s planning laws.
The reforms to the planning and development system will unlock millions of dollars in investment potential according to the State Government.
Premier Jay Weatherill said the agreement has spelled the end of decades of disagreements between the city’s council and the state government.
The Reform Council of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) has savaged the planning of the country’s capital cities, publishing a review that urges governments to do better in planning future land use, infrastructure assets and economies of the country’s major cities.
The Victorian Government has unveiled a new model for industry engagement which will aim to ensure employers’ and industries’ training needs are better met.