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Locale Consulting is partnering with CPD for Me again this year to deliver continuing professional development webinars for busy lawyers and other professionals. The webinars are available anytime, anywhere and on any device. Our Director – Legal, Governance and...read more
At the beginning of this year, the New South Wales government released the public consultation draft of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment Bill 2017 (the draft Planning Bill 2017). This followed a period of renewed stakeholder engagement last year...read more
On 14 November 2016 the biggest ever overhaul in Crown land legislation was assented to by the New South Wales parliament. This legislation, the Crown Land Management Act 2016 (CLM Act), has had a long incubation period and is a welcomed reform for the local...read more
We are very pleased to announce our appointment to Richmond Valley Council's panel for the supply and delivery of landscape design, architecture, engineering and project management services. Under this panel we will be working with Council on special infrastructure...read more
In June 2016 the NSW State Government released the proposed model of “Joint Organisations” (JOs) which have been piloted over the last 18 months. The creation of JOs is part of the Government’s wider reform agenda in the local government sector which includes local...read more
Sources of conflict in local government There are a number of sources of potential conflict, and therefore disputes, in a local government context. Some examples include: / Complaints from members of the public about the delivery of services or the decision of a...read more
We are thrilled to be re-appointed to the legal services panel for Clarence Valley Council. Locale Consulting has been providing legal advice to Clarence Valley Council since 2013 across a range of issues with a particular focus on contractual issues. We look forward...read more
Community engagement is a significant feature of current reform packages in the local government and planning sector. Over time consultation has progressed from local councils sending out a written letter or placing an advertisement in the local newspaper, to...read more
To better reflect the broad spectrum of services that Locale Consulting offers, we have updated our logo and website. Since Locale Consulting was founded in 2009, we have expanded both our team and our services. We now offer the following complementary services to our...read more
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