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Submissions report

The report on submissions  for the proposed Hunter Region SIC is now available. It includes an overview of feedback received and the Department’s response to key issues raised.

   

Activities

A range of consultation and engagement activities were undertaken to inform the development of the draft determination for the Hunter Region SIC.

They include: 

  • release of a discussion paper in October 2016 on the SIC alongside the Hunter Regional Plan 2036 seeking feedback from written submissions;
  • consultation sessions and three targeted stakeholder workshops on the discussion paper, throughout November and December 2016;
  • analysis of workshop feedback and 16 written submissions from Hunter Region and Central Coast councils, peak bodies for the development industry and local community groups;
  • a series of follow-up workshops with development industry representatives such as UDIA, PCA, HIA and local councils on Hunter Region SIC policy directions in March 2017;  
  • a data collection campaign with government agencies, local councils and industry to support evidence based policy setting and contribution charges throughout April and October 2017;
  • the release of a proposed approach paper on the SIC in December 2017, seeking feedback from written submissions;
  • briefing sessions on the proposed approach with Hunter Region councils, committee members of peak industry bodies, including the UDIA, PCA, and PIA and peak industry body members;
  • analysis of 25 written submissions on the proposed approach to inform the drafting of the determination; see the report on submissions.

Page last updated: 25/02/2019