This event is open to Councillors and Officers of NGAA Member Councils only.
Could COVID-19 result in long term changes to planning regulations? Join ALGA President Mayor David O'Loughlin and Vice President, Mayor Tracey Roberts in a conversation about current issues impacting planning policy and regulation.
State/Territory Planning Ministers have been meeting with the Federal Urban Infrastructure Minister and the ALGA President regularly during the COVID-19 crisis, with the stated goal of keeping planning processes – and the construction-based economy - moving during the downturn.
This is a vital outcome for growth area councils too, not just in the sense of fast-tracking assessments, but about securing the supporting infrastructure that is so often overlooked.
As Australia’s ‘new normal’ starts to emerge, will crisis-induced shifts in planning processes endure - and how can local government keep its seat at the planning table, despite being excluded from the new National Cabinet?