THIS IS AN IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR OUR VALUED CLIENTS ACROSS NEW SOUTH WALES REGARDING CONTRIBUTIONS The concept of Developer Contributions (Local Contributions also now known as S7.11 & S7.12 levies) was first introduced in NSW in 1979 with the introduction of the Environmental Planning and Assessment...

IMPORTANT UPDATE TO OUR VALUED CLIENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS Planning Monthly Update  Western Sydney Aerotropolis The Draft Precinct Plans for the initial precincts and the Draft Special Infrastructure Contribution have been released for public comment until 18 December 2020. The Draft SIC is a two tiered rate ranging from...

The Draft Precinct Plans for the Aerotropolis have landed this morning and include the first Aerotropolis precincts: §  Aerotropolis Core §  Badgerys Creek §  Wianamatta-South Creek §  Northern Gateway §  Agribusiness The Precinct Plans are the next step in planning for the Aerotropolis following rezoning of these Precincts under State Environmental...

IMPORTANT UPDATE TO OUR VALUED CLIENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS Planning Monthly Update  Planning System Acceleration Program The NSW Government has now determined all projects with in Tranche Six of the Planning System Acceleration Program including rezoning land at Jordan Springs (Lendlease) and Appin (Walker). We don’t anticipate a...

Technology is ever evolving and like always, we are constantly looking for ways to utilise these opportunities to improve the level of service we provide to our clients. This year Orion Consulting has invested in obtaining an Operators Certificate and the training of staff to be...

2020 has been a challenging year for everyone and circumstances have made it even more important for us all to stay connected. Our team are having the conversation today, and it all starts with R U OK? Follow the link for more information on R U OK? https://www.ruok.org.au/ If...

A few wise words from our General Manager, Dominic Lynch. 2020 has certainly epitomised the volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world in which we live and work. Now more than ever we are under the pump to perform in a VUCA world. It is time to...

IMPORTANT UPDATE TO OUR VALUED CLIENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS Planning Monthly Update  Planning System Acceleration Program The NSW Government has announced a further Tranche Five of the Planning System Acceleration Program. All 10 projects in Tranche Five will be determined by 11 September 2020. Of most interest to our...

IMPORTANT UPDATE TO OUR VALUED CLIENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS Planning Monthly Update  NSW Productivity Commissioner Infrastructure Contributions Review The NSW Productivity Commissioner has released an Issues Paper as part of a review into the infrastructure contributions system in New South Wales. The Paper asks an extensive range of questions and submissions...

IMPORTANT UPDATE TO OUR VALUED CLIENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS Planning Monthly Update  Illawarra-Shoalhaven Special Infrastructure Contribution (SIC) The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment are preparing a SIC for the West Lake Illawarra (Dapto) and Nowra-Bomaderry (Nowra) release areas to coincide with the review of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Regional Plan. Exhibition is expected...

IMPORTANT UPDATE TO OUR VALUED CLIENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS Liverpool COVID Contributions Reform Liverpool Council is currently exhibiting amendments to all of their S7.11 Contributions Plans that impact Development Applications lodged or approved between 16 April 2020 and 31 December 2020. The timing of 50% of contributions will...