Over the last few years, the NSW Government has introduced major reforms to the NSW planning system. All have been aimed at delivering greater transparency and efficiency, to bring certainty and trust of the planning process to the people of NSW.
The reforms are significant in that they:
It is timely after these reforms to review the integrity of decision making and undertake a holistic review of governance across the planning system. The review:
Nick Kaldas, former NSW Deputy Police Commissioner and Director of Internal Oversight Services for the UN’s Relief Works Agency, was engaged to undertake this governance review of decision-making in our planning system.
The NSW Government has accepted all 19 of the recommendations made in the review, including the creation of a new Ethics Unit, mandatory probity checks for all IHAP members including community representatives, and an infrastructure contribution audit.
Refer to the Ministerial media release and the full report for more information.
The terms of reference can be found below.
To find out more about the Review or if you have relevant information to share, please Contact Us.
The Review is to inquire into and make recommendations in relation to the decision making governance framework in the New South Wales Planning system.
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