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Basic Understanding of Development Assessment in the New Planning System

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Duration: 1 Hour 
Investment: $110incl GST (to be eligible for a 10% discount, click here to enrol in the full series)
Delivery: Webinar 

Please note: 1 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) point is available for this session

 

Target Audience

Elected Members

 

Overview

This webinar will provide Elected Members with an overview of key elements in the new system, including relevant authorities, classes of development, public participation, the Planning and Design Code and the eplanning platform.  A ‘must see’ for Elected Members who are considering joining a Council or Regional Assessment Panel.

 

Facilitator

Joanna Clare, Senior Associate – Planning, Development and Environment
Jo commenced practicing in planning and environmental law in 2011, and in this role, she advises council clients in all aspects of planning, building and environmental law under the Development Act 1993 andincreasingly the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016. Jo routinely presents training seminars on a range of topics, including planning reform, Section 7 searches and enforcement.

The Norman Waterhouse Local Government team is the largest of its kind in the State and is widely recognised as the leader in the provision of advice and representation to the local government sector in South Australia. 

 

Additional Information

For further information about the content of this program or to enquire about having this program brought ‘In-House’ to your council or to a ‘Council Hub’ near you please contact LGA Training on 8224 2000 or at training@lga.sa.gov.au.
 
Please understand that by registering you are accepting our policy conditions. For a copy of our policies, please click here.

 

Councils and the Community Engagement Charter

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Duration: 1 Hour 
Investment: $110incl GST (to be eligible for a 10% discount, click here to enrol in the full series)
Delivery: Webinar 

Please note: 1 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) point is available for this session

 

Target Audience

Elected Members

 

Overview

In this final session, the Community Engagement Charter – the document that shapes how community consultation will occur under the PDI Act – will be deconstructed and explained.

 

Facilitator

Stephen Smith, Planning Reform Partner – Local Government Association of South Australia
With over thirty years’ experience as a manager and planner working in both local and regional government, Stephen has undergraduate and post graduate degrees in Planning and a Masters Degree in Business Administration. Stephens career has seen him spend 15 years in local government both in the UK and South Australia, during this time he managed the Environmental Services team at Stirling Council and was responsible for putting together the new Development Plan for the Adelaide Hills Council. Stephen is a Fellow of the Planning Institute of Australia and in 2017 was recognised as the South Australian Planner of the Year.

 

Additional Information

For further information about the content of this program or to enquire about having this program brought ‘In-House’ to your council or to a ‘Council Hub’ near you please contact LGA Training on 8224 2000 or at training@lga.sa.gov.au.
 
Please understand that by registering you are accepting our policy conditions. For a copy of our policies, please click here.

 

Development Compliance and Complaint Management

Legal

Duration: 1 Hour 
Investment: $110incl GST (to be eligible for a 10% discount, click here to enrol in the full series)
Delivery: Webinar

Please note: 1 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) point is available for this session

 

Target Audience

Elected Members

 

Overview

This webinar will explain the key compliance and enforcement tools in the new system. It will also workshop how Elected Members can play an important role in complaint management when dealing with complaints from aggrieved constituents.

 

Facilitator

Claire Ryan, Principal – Planning, Development and Environment
Claire specialises in Planning & Development Law and provides advice to local government clients with respect to all issues arising under the Development Act 1993 and related legislation including compliance provisions and development assessment generally. Claire conducts training and education on a range of topics as required by clients and she has taught planning law and related topics to undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University of South Australia.

The Norman Waterhouse Local Government team is the largest of its kind in the State and is widely recognised as the leader in the provision of advice and representation to the local government sector in South Australia. 

 

Additional Information

For further information about the content of this program or to enquire about having this program brought ‘In-House’ to your council or to a ‘Council Hub’ near you please contact LGA Training on 8224 2000 or at training@lga.sa.gov.au.
 
Please understand that by registering you are accepting our policy conditions. For a copy of our policies, please click here.

 

Public Participation, Reviews and Appeals in the new Planning System

Legal

Duration: 1 Hour 
Investment: $110incl GST (to be eligible for a 10% discount, click here to enrol in the full series)
Delivery: Webinar 

Please note: 1 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) point is available for this session

 

Target Audience

Elected Members

 

Overview

Third party rights to object and appeal will be much more limited in the new system. This session will explain why that is, and what rights and avenues are available for local communities wishing to get involved in the process.

 

Facilitator

Aden Miegel, Senior Associate- Planning, Development and Environment
Since joining Norman Waterhouse, Aden, as part of the Environment and Planning Team, advises both local government and private clients on a wide variety of matters arising under the Development Act 1993, the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 and other legislation that is relevant to planning and development. Aden enjoys delivering training and education to our clients and the industry, which includes a nationally accredited training course in a Certificate IV in Local Government (Planning).

The Norman Waterhouse Local Government team is the largest of its kind in the State and is widely recognised as the leader in the provision of advice and representation to the local government sector in South Australia. 

 

Additional Information

For further information about the content of this program or to enquire about having this program brought ‘In-House’ to your council or to a ‘Council Hub’ near you please contact LGA Training on 8224 2000 or at training@lga.sa.gov.au.
 
Please understand that by registering you are accepting our policy conditions. For a copy of our policies, please click here.

 

Regional Planning and Joint Planning Boards

Legal

Duration: 1 Hour 
Investment: $110incl GST (to be eligible for a 10% discount, click here to enrol in the full series)
Delivery: Webinar 

Please note: 1 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) point is available for this session

 

Target Audience

Elected Members

 

Overview

Regionalisation is a key objective of the new system, and this session will unpack how the PDI Act seeks to achieve that objective, and how Joint Planning Boards may assist to facilitate regional outcomes.

 

Facilitator

Dale Mazzachi, Principal – Governance and Regulatory Services
With a passion for public sector governance and regulatory control, Dale has been helping councils and other local authorities to govern, protect and enhance their local communities for over 10 years. Dale frequently presents workshops and training sessions for a wide variety of public sector clients and lectures in environmental health law at Flinders University.

Peter Psaltis, Principal - Environment, planning and development - Norman Waterhouse Lawyers
Peter advises and represents government and private clients in his areas of specialty, including town planning and development, land management, environment protection, site contamination, compulsory acquisition, property and infrastructure related matters. Peter has an extensive history in presenting at Local Government conferences and he also lectures and tutors Environmental Law topics in the University of Adelaide / Law Society of South Australia Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice course.

The Norman Waterhouse Local Government team is the largest of its kind in the State and is widely recognised as the leader in the provision of advice and representation to the local government sector in South Australia. 

 

Additional Information

For further information about the content of this program or to enquire about having this program brought ‘In-House’ to your council or to a ‘Council Hub’ near you please contact LGA Training on 8224 2000 or at training@lga.sa.gov.au.
 
Please understand that by registering you are accepting our policy conditions. For a copy of our policies, please click here.

 

Role of an EM on a Council Assessment Panel

Legal

Duration: 1 Hour 
Investment: $110incl GST (to be eligible for a 10% discount, click here to enrol in the full series)
Delivery: Webinar 

Please note: 1 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) point is available for this session

 

Target Audience

Elected Members 

 

Overview

For Elected Members who are already on a CAP, or who may be considering nominating to sit on a CAP, this webinar will focus in more detail on the role, workings and processes of the CAP. Topics will include the functions of the CAP, governance, decision-making, condition-making powers, appeals and reviews of Assessment Manager decisions.

 

Facilitator

Gavin Leydon, Principal – Planning, Development and Environment – Norman Waterhouse Lawyers
Gavin leads the firm’s Environment and Planning team and is a specialist in property development, urban and regional planning, environmental and administrative law. Gavin has been extensively involved in planning system reform and the transition to the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act regime, including the provision of advice to State and local government, the LGA and training to the sector.

The Norman Waterhouse Local Government team is the largest of its kind in the State and is widely recognised as the leader in the provision of advice and representation to the local government sector in South Australia. 

 

Additional Information

For further information about the content of this program or to enquire about having this program brought ‘In-House’ to your council or to a ‘Council Hub’ near you please contact LGA Training on 8224 2000 or at training@lga.sa.gov.au.
 
Please understand that by registering you are accepting our policy conditions. For a copy of our policies, please click here.

 

The New Planning System (Elected Member Full Webinar Series)

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Duration: 1 Hour per session (5pm - 6pm)
Investment: $800incl GST pp
Delivery: Webinar

Please note: 8 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) points are available for the full series

 

Target Audience

Elected Members 

 

Overview

To attend any of the below sessions as individual webinars, please click on the headings to enrol. For the full series, scroll to the bottom and select 'Enrol' for yourself or 'Group Enrol' for others.
Please note: discounts do not apply to individual sessions.
 

1. Basic Understanding of Development Assessment in the new Planning System (2 Sep 2020)

This webinar will provide Elected Members with an overview of key elements in the new system, including relevant authorities, classes of development, public participation, the Planning and Design Code and the eplanning platform.
 

2. The Role of Councils and EMs in the new Planning System (7 Oct 2020)

This webinar will explain in more detail the role of Councils in the new system and, in particular, how Elected Members can – and can’t – get involved in development assessment and other local planning matters.

 

3. Role of an EM on a Council Assessment Panel (4 Nov 2020)

For Elected Members who are already on a CAP, or who may be considering nominating to sit on a CAP, this webinar will focus in more detail on the role, workings and processes of the CAP. Topics will include the functions of the CAP, governance, decision-making, condition-making powers, appeals and reviews of Assessment Manager decisions.
 

4. The Planning and Design Code and its Amendment (2 Dec 2020)

This session will focus on the Planning and Design Code - the universal planning rulebook that will apply across the entire State – and how Councils, and other entities, may amend the Code to shape their local communities.
 

5. Regional Planning and Joint Planning Boards (3 Feb 2021)

Regionalisation is a key objective of the new system, and this session will unpack how the PDI Act seeks to achieve that objective, and how Joint Planning Boards may assist to facilitate regional outcomes.
 

6. Development Compliance and Complaint Management (3 Mar 2021)

This webinar will explain the key compliance and enforcement tools in the new system. It will also workshop how Elected Members can play an important role in complaint management when dealing with complaints from aggrieved constituents.  
 

7. Public Participation, Reviews and Appeals in the new Planning System (7 Apr 2021)

Third party rights to object and appeal will be much more limited in the new system. This session will explain why that is, and what rights and avenues are available for local communities wishing to get involved in the process.
 

8. Councils and the Community Engagement Charter (5 May 2021)

In this final session, the Community Engagement Charter – the document that shapes how community consultation will occur under the PDI Act – will be deconstructed and explained.
 

 

Additional Information

To enrol for the full series, please scroll down and select 'Enrol' if you are registering yourself, or 'Group Enrol' if you are registering on behalf of others.

Please note the discounted fee applies only to a single user.
   
For further information about the content of this program or to enquire about having this program brought ‘In-House’ to your council or to a ‘Council Hub’ near you please contact LGA Training on 8224 2000 or at training@lga.sa.gov.au.
 
Please understand that by registering you are accepting our policy conditions. For a copy of our policies, please click here.

 

The Planning and Design Code and its Amendment

Legal

Duration: 1 Hour 
Investment: $110incl GST (to be eligible for a 10% discount, click here to enrol in the full series)
Delivery: Webinar

Please note: 1 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) point is available for this session

 

Target Audience

Elected Members 

 

Overview

This session will focus on the Planning and Design Code - the universal planning rulebook that will apply across the entire State – and how Councils, and other entities, may amend the Code to shape their local communities. 

 

Facilitator

Peter Psaltis, Principal - Environment, planning and development - Norman Waterhouse Lawyers
Peter advises and represents government and private clients in his areas of specialty, including town planning and development, land management, environment protection, site contamination, compulsory acquisition, property and infrastructure related matters. Peter has an extensive history in presenting at Local Government conferences and he also lectures and tutors Environmental Law topics in the University of Adelaide / Law Society of South Australia Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice course.

The Norman Waterhouse Local Government team is the largest of its kind in the State and is widely recognised as the leader in the provision of advice and representation to the local government sector in South Australia. 

 

Additional Information

For further information about the content of this program or to enquire about having this program brought ‘In-House’ to your council or to a ‘Council Hub’ near you please contact LGA Training on 8224 2000 or at training@lga.sa.gov.au.
 
Please understand that by registering you are accepting our policy conditions. For a copy of our policies, please click here.

 

The Role of Councils and EMs in the New Planning System

Legal

Duration: 1 Hour 
Investment: $110incl GST (to be eligible for a 10% discount, click here to enrol in the full series)
Delivery: Webinar 

Please note: 1 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) point is available for this session

 

Target Audience

Elected Members 

 

Overview

This webinar will explain in more detail the role of Councils in the new system and, in particular, how Elected Members can – and can’t – get involved in development assessment and other local planning matters. 

 

Facilitator

Claire Ryan, Principal – Planning, Development and Environment
Claire specialises in Planning & Development Law and provides advice to local government clients with respect to all issues arising under the Development Act 1993 and related legislation including compliance provisions and development assessment generally. Claire conducts training and education on a range of topics as required by clients and she has taught planning law and related topics to undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University of South Australia.

The Norman Waterhouse Local Government team is the largest of its kind in the State and is widely recognised as the leader in the provision of advice and representation to the local government sector in South Australia.

 

Additional Information

For further information about the content of this program or to enquire about having this program brought ‘In-House’ to your council or to a ‘Council Hub’ near you please contact LGA Training on 8224 2000 or at training@lga.sa.gov.au.
 
Please understand that by registering you are accepting our policy conditions. For a copy of our policies, please click here.

 

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