Planning law concepts and permissible use

Course ID ID16054_PRO

  • Online
  • 1
  • Intermediate

Improve your property law advice by re-visiting fundamental planning law principles, with Julie Walsh, Accredited Specialist in Local government and planning law.

In this seminar fundamental planning law concepts, legislation and case law will be discussed and analysed.

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College of Law Alumni and Law Society Members receive a 10% discount on the price.

Full price

Full Price $120.00

Alumni/Member Price $108.00


Start date:

01 April 2016

End date:

30 June 2017

About This Course


Topics covered in this seminar include:

  • Planning policies and codes
  • Zoning and section 149 certificates
  • Development consents
  • Public participation in strategic planning
  • Planning certificates
  • Permissible uses
  • Development applications

Designed for

This seminar complies with the mandatory requirement of Substantive Law.




Julie Walsh

Julie Walsh

Julie has 30 years experience in private practice acting principally for councils in all areas of local government, planning and property law. 

Julie commenced her legal career as an in-house legal officer at a local council where she developed insight into the needs and challenges facing councils. 

Julie then moved to private practice at Sydney firm Hill Thomson & Sullivan which was a general practice with a focus on property, local government and planning law. 

Hill Thomson & Sullivan merged with Pikes Lawyers (then known as Pike Pike & Fenwick) in 2001 and since then Julie has focused on the areas of local government and planning law, property law as it pertains to councils, as well as valuation matters relating to the compulsory acquisition of land. 

Julie has extensive experience in all classes of the Land and Environment Court covering development appeals, enforcements, prosecutions, administrative reviews and valuation cases. 

Julie, as a senior member of the Pikes & Verekers’ Local Government and Planning & Environment teams, regularly works with Stephen Griffiths, Roslyn McCulloch, Michael Hewett and Joshua Palmer to provide clients with a comprehensive service. 

Julie is interested in policy and law reform and is a past member of the Law Society Planning and Development Committee and the Land and Environment Court User Group. She is a Fellow of the Australian Property Institute. 

She became an Accredited Specialist in Local Government and Planning Law in 1999.


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