CS Town Planning News

Government to slash mortgage deposit for first time buyers


Sophie Thomas.

This article examines the circumstances surrounding the governments recent promised measures to help first home buyers.  

New leader announced for Planning and Environment list at VCAT


Sophie Thomas.

Deputy President Helen Gibson is retiring from her role as leader of the planning list.

Why the correct Minimum Garden Area is essential for permit approval


Sophie Thomas.

A recent VCAT decision saw a development rejected due to the fact the garden area was discovered to be 3.5 square metres short of the requirement. 

Apple’s Planning Permit for Fed Square Rejected by Heritage Victoria


Sophie Thomas.

Read about the ultimate decision of Heritage Victoria to refuse an applicaiton from tech giant apple to develop a retail store in iconic Federation square.