‘Planning law is not property: Sea level change in Queensland’

“Queensland’s Infrastructure Minister, Jeff Seeney, has ordered a local government authority to remove from its regional plan any references to climate change induced sea level rise. The stated objective of this directive is ‘to ensure residents’ rights to build and develop their properties were maintained and not restricted by their local council’. The Minister confirmed that he had intervened to protect property rights …” (more)

[Kate Galloway, Curl, 10 December]

First posted 2014-12-10 09:59:46

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