Navigating the many laws governing European and Aboriginal heritage can be complex and confusing.
Our environmental team has experience advising across the complex regulation of heritage values at local, State and Federal levels. In advisory and litigation contexts, we assist our clients manage the risks to projects arising from heritage regulation. We are experienced in navigating the permitting regimes as well as assisting clients wishing to preserve and enhance heritage values in their developments.
Provided advice to numerous private property developers and energy and resource clients across Australia on statutory requirements for CHMPs, cultural heritage management agreements or permits under State based Aboriginal heritage protection legislation.
Acted for LWP in relation to its Huntlee New Town Development (7,500 residential lots) including Land and Environment Court and Court of Appeal proceedings, various planning agreement negotiations and environmental, biodiversity, aboriginal cultural heritage and planning issues.