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March 2020

Existing use rights – when, why and how? WEBINAR

March 30, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Maddocks, Collins Square, Tower 2, Level 25/727 Collins St
Docklands, VIC 3008 Australia
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$330

IMPORTANT NOTE: In response to the current COVID-19 crisis, this program will now be delivered in webinar format. Registrants will be contacted with a link to enter the webinar and further information in the lead up to the webinar. Click here for more information regarding changes to our 2020 Core Calendar in response to COVID-19. Existing use rights play an important role in town planning. They are protected by law and the planning schemes, yet they are imbued with uncertainty…

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April 2020

Section 173 Agreements – when, why and how? WEBINAR

April 9, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Your computer, A link to join the webinar will be sent to you the day prior.
$330

IMPORTANT NOTE: In response to the current COVID-19 crisis, this program will now be delivered in webinar format. Registrants will be contacted with a link to enter the webinar and further information in the lead up to the webinar. Click here for more information regarding changes to our 2020 Core Calendar in response to COVID-19. Every year, thousands of section 173 Agreements are entered into and recorded against land titles. They are legal agreements affecting legal rights. They are authorised…

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Did you order the code red? Cross examining witnesses WEBINAR

April 24, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Your computer, A link to join the webinar will be sent to you the day prior.
$330

IMPORTANT NOTE: In response to the current COVID-19 crisis, this program will now be delivered in webinar format. Registrants will be contacted with a link to enter the webinar and further information in the lead up to the webinar. Click here for more information regarding changes to our 2020 Core Calendar in response to COVID-19. Cross-examining a witness is often thought of as the most difficult and stressful part of advocacy. As a witness, being cross-examined is equally difficult and…

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May 2020

Restrictive covenants – their meaning, effect and removal WEBINAR

May 14, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Your computer, A link to join the webinar will be sent to you the day prior. + Google Map
$330

Restrictive covenants are where property law crosses with planning law. A planning permit may not be granted if it would authorise a breach of a restrictive covenant. Restrictive covenants may be ended or modified by planning permit or planning scheme amendment. Yet restrictive covenants are exceedingly complex to interpret. The Courts have said that subtle differences in wording or circumstances can significantly change the meaning of a covenant. In this workshop, you will learn how to interpret a restrictive covenant,…

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Drafting for VCAT WEBINAR

May 28, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Your computer, A link to join the webinar will be sent to you the day prior. + Google Map
$330

Nearly all VCAT appearances require the drafting and presenting of a written submission. The submission is not the only part of advocacy but it is an important part. Drafting for VCAT involves more than writing a submission. Everything a planner writes can affect the outcome of a proceeding (including external correspondence, responses to referrals etc). In the case of an applicant for planning permit this includes the written application, responses to requests for further information, responses to objectors, the application…

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