Have your say on changes to Queensland’s planning system

Last year the Queensland State government introduced a new Planning Act which will come in force on 3 July this year. As part of these changes, subordinate statutory documents are also being updated and some are currently out for public consultation: The Planning Regulations which elaborate on the workings of some aspects of the Act…

Buildings that breathe

At a recent industry forum, Brisbane City Council advised of a new prelodgement service called DesignSMART.┬áThe service is “a series of prelodgement meetings focused on a collaborative design process” with┬áthe development industry with the intent of ensuring that building designs embrace the key considerations which Brisbane City Council have identified and captured in a document…