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...

Orion Consulting is proud to announce the reappointments of Dominic Lynch, General Manager, to the Infrastructure Committee and Nathan Croft, Manager Planning & Development Strategy to the Planning Committee of the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA NSW). We’d also like to congratulate Brad Harkins...

Orion Consulting are excited to be attending the World Engineering Convention co-hosted by the World Federation of Engineering Organisations and Engineers Australia down in Melbourne next week. The World Engineering Convention is an event held once every four years around the world and presents a...

Our people are brilliant. Our people are a complex blend of their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual parts. Our people are human beings. Sometimes it is easy to forget this, especially as a people manager. Since launching in 2015, we have invested in growing our people. We...

Planning Sydney’s Third Growth Area has progressed one step further. The Wilton Growth Area was previously established by inclusion of the land in State Environmental Planning Policy (Sydney Region Growth Centres) 2006 (the SEPP). The SEPP identifies the Greater Macarthur Land Release Investigation Preliminary Strategy &...

The NSW Department of Planning recently released the five year housing forecast. The forecast includes housing expected to be delivered within existing planning controls as well as current residential developments under construction or approved. It’s the first of, what we are advised, will now be...