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October 2021

How to Write Planning Permit Conditions

October 1 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Your computer, A link to join the webinar will be sent to you the day prior.
$300

Drafting planning permit conditions is a fundamental part of your role as a statutory planner. This course will explain the principles of drafting a ‘valid’ planning permit condition to make your conditions safe from challenge at VCAT. Using case studies, VCAT decisions, and real world scenarios, this course will improve your confidence and skill as a condition writer. If you are statutory planner in local government or in a referral authority, this course is a must. Audience: Statutory planners in…

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Existing Use Rights

October 14 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Your computer, A link to join the webinar will be sent to you the day prior.
$300

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 and complexity. When are they created? What is protected? When are they subject to the planning scheme? In this workshop, you will learn the broad principles of existing use rights and be able to identify when, how and how much they apply. Presenter: John Rantino, Special Counsel, Maddocks Lawyers  

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Housing and Character Policy

October 28 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Your computer, A link to join the webinar will be sent to you the day prior.
$300

Planning Practice Notes PPN90: Planning for Housing and PPN91: Using the Residential Zones provide direction for housing in planning schemes. This interactive course will outline what these practice notes mean for planning for housing. It will provide an overview of how these practice notes should inform any review or development of housing and neighbourhood character studies and how zones can be used effectively to implement this strategic work, in line with the direction in the practice notes. The course will…

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November 2021

Heritage Assessment for built environment professionals

November 11 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Your computer, A link to join the webinar will be sent to you the day prior.
$300

Understanding heritage protection and conservation is key for all planners and built environment professionals. This half day session will give you fantastic insight into heritage legislation, protection and conservation and an understanding of how to identify potential heritage issues in your next project. This session will incorporate case studies and hands-on exercises to ensure you leave with knowledge you can directly apply to your work! Learning outcomes: Know various levels of heritage protection and legislation in Australia. Learn the major…

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Seeing the Light: Daylight Assessment for Built Environment Professionals

November 25 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Your computer, A link to join the webinar will be sent to you the day prior.
$300

The quality of internal amenity to apartments and medium density housing is one of the most challenging issues confronting planners, architects and decision-makers at all levels. This course brings together recognised industry experts to provide participants with the tools, skills and language to understand how daylight quality is measured, what standards can be used to assess daylight quality and how can buildings be designed to improve daylight quality. This course will be suitable for planners, architects, designers and decision-makers that…

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