Petition to keep councils and communities in planning

Mark Parnell of the SA Greens has organised a petition in response to the decisions made by the State Government to remove some of the powers of local councils to assess development applications.  Sign the petition here.

The State Government continues to make changes to the planning system despite there being a planning review currently underway.  Continue reading Petition to keep councils and communities in planning

Comments on Expert Panel’s Ideas for Reform

The Expert Panel on Planning Reform has released its report of ideas for reforming the planning system.

Read more about this and also see the comments made on the report by the Community Alliance SA and the Community and Interest Groups Working Party (which comprises the Community Alliance SA, the Environmental Defenders Office (SA), Conservation Council SA, National Trust (SA), South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS) and Mainstreet).