Environment & Planning

Our environment and planning practitioners comprise a most accomplished team. In this complex and demanding field, we enjoy over 60 years combined legal experience, and variously hold specialist qualifications in geography, economics, science and environmental law.

We provide timely, practical advice to enable government and business decision makers to confidently manage their environment. Our extensive experience enables us to provide advice which is sensitive to political and commercial realities.

We practice in all areas of environmental and planning law. Our experience covers:
  • Town planning and property development
  • Built, cultural and natural heritage
  • Planning and environmental litigation
  • Land acquisition
  • Due diligence
  • Environmental licensing
  • Liquor licensing
  • Native vegetation
  • Water resources
  • Land contamination
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Development and environmental policy
  • Water and wetland systems
  • Environmental contamination
  • Groundwater contamination
  • Environmental audits
  • Environmental management systems
  • Storm water management and reticulation
  • Aquifer recharge
  • Waste and landfill
  • Gas extraction from landfill
  • Waste recycling
  • Agricultural development
  • Native title
Our team is committed to the highest standards. Given the constantly changing nature of this field of law, we also provide regular in-house training, seminars and updates to ensure that our clients are always well informed on recent developments.

Past Events

Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 Seminar

The Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 has now been passed by both Houses of Parliament and assented to by the Governor - with numerous amendments adopted along the way.

To find out what’s in, what’s out, and what’s next for the Act, join market leading experts Norman Waterhouse for a seminar exploring:

  • the key changes to the State’s planning system which will be brought about through the Act; and

  • the implications of these changes for councils in the areas of:

    • development assessment;
    • planning policy;
    • infrastructure and engineering;
    • development compliance;
    • building regulation; and
    • governance and administration.

Get up to speed on what the changes in the Act might mean for you and how to place your council in the best position to facilitate the implementation of this new scheme with our Environment and Planning specialists.

Session details

Date: Tuesday, 24 May 2016 

Time: 8:30am to 10:30am, followed by morning tea

Location: Norman Waterhouse, Level 15, 45 Pirie Street Adelaide

Please note spaces are limited so please register early to avoid disappointment. 

Our Environment & Planning Specialists