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Challenging Heritage Conservation Notices in the State Administrative Tribunal

Sanur Pty Ltd and City of Subiaco [2021] WASAT 90 This was an appeal to the State Administrative Tribunal considering the issues of whether the City of Subiaco could lawfully issue two building orders and two heritage conservation notices with respect to two neighbouring properties that were not fit for human occupation, in a dangerous […]

Presentation of award to Jess Hamdorf

The Mahla Pearlman Oration and award, honour the memory of the late Honourable Mahla Pearlman AO, the former Chief Judge of the Land and Environment Court of New South Wales (1992-2003), and former President of the Law Council of Australia (1989-90). This year’s event included the presentation of the 2021 Mahla Pearlman Australian Young Environmental […]

Recent Changes in the Waste Industry seminar

On 17 June 2021, the National Environmental Law Association (WA) hosted the Recent Changes in the Waste Industry seminar held at the University of Western Australia E-Zone. The seminar brought together leading specialists from industry, local government and the legal profession to present their perspectives on the recent changes in the waste industry, including the […]

We have moved!

Glen McLeod Legal is pleased to announce our move to a new office space in London House in the heart of the City of Perth’s west end. The firm will be celebrating its 10th year anniversary this year and this new location is the start of another chapter. Built in 1985, London House is an […]

Environmental Protection Act 1986 (WA) amendments

Western Australia’s environmental laws are set to change with the passage of the Environmental Protection Amendment Bill 2020 (WA) through parliament in 2020. The most substantive amendments to the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (WA) (EP Act) are not yet in operation. In anticipation of those pending amendments, this article summarises the key change affecting licence […]

Release of revised State Planning Policy 3.6 – Infrastructure Contributions

Development contributions are collected by local governments or service providers to cover the cost of new infrastructure which is necessary as a result of subdivisions and new development. They are levied through Development Contribution Plans (DCPs). Over the years, developers and landowners have encountered significant issues with the preparation, management and implementation of DCPs. The […]

Celebrating the capstone event of Law Week

The team from Glen McLeod Legal celebrated the capstone event to Law Week – the Lawyer of the Year Awards cocktail function. The firm sponsored the Lawyer of the Year (more than five years’ experience) award. Congratulations to Peter Le who won the award and to all other finalists!