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Strict timeframes for approvalof local infrastructure contributions plansare a must

Strict timeframes for approval
of local infrastructure contributions plans
are a must

The Department of Planning and Environment (DPE) recently invited submissions on improving the Secretary’s practice note that deals with the review of draft section 94 (now section 7.11) contributions plans by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART). DPE requested industry comments on both the assessment process for contributions plans and the contents of the […]

5 reasons why there should be comprehensive infrastructure plans for Sydney’s Planned Precincts

5 reasons why there should be comprehensive infrastructure plans for Sydney’s Planned Precincts

The NSW Department of Planning & Environment proposes to implement 23 Special Infrastructure Contributions (SICs) across Sydney’s Planned Precincts. According to the Department’s website these SICs will fund State and regional roads, transport facilities such as bus shelters and interchanges, regional open space, pedestrian links and cycleways, and social infrastructure such as schools, healthcare and […]

Sydney’s infrastructure lag: what can planning do about it?

Sydney’s infrastructure lag: what can planning do about it?

It seems that every day there is a news story about Sydney’s clogged infrastructure—whether it’s roads, public transport, hospitals, or schools. Yet the congestion we are currently experiencing was predictable.   Notwithstanding the good intentions of our strategic plans, the people of Sydney are suffering the cumulative effects of many short-term decisions. Instead of keeping […]

Join GLN PlanningInfrastructure Funding and Delivery Planner

Join GLN Planning
Infrastructure Funding and Delivery Planner

We are looking for an Infrastructure Funding & Delivery Planner to join our team.  GLN Planning is a town planning consultancy of around a dozen professionals located in the Sydney CBD. Providing advice to government and private sector clients on equitable ways to plan, fund and deliver urban infrastructure is a key part of our […]

Tallawong Station Interim Activation Area and Placemaking

Tallawong Station Interim Activation Area and Placemaking

‘Interim activation’ or ‘meanwhile use’ is the temporary use of land until it is developed for its final purpose. GLN Planning was engaged by Landcom to obtain planning approval for a recreation area at Tallawong Station, Rouse Hill. The project aim was to provide a space for local amenity, early activation and community engagement opportunities […]