Proposed New Environmental Protection Laws for Victoria

28 | 10 | 2019

On 1 July 2020, new environment protection laws are intended to come into effect in Victoria. You can access these new laws here. Under the proposed changes, new approaches are being considered including the expansion of noise sensitive uses definitions, with the addition of child care centres; kindergartens; primary schools and secondary schools, as well […]

Night Time Economy Review Tables Recommendations to Revive Sydney

30 | 9 | 2019

Today’s release of the Report on the Joint Select Committee on Sydney’s night time economy tables important findings and recommendations from this year’s review to reinvigorate the Sydney city nightlife and economy. From today’s report, findings include: That the 2014 laws had support within some sections of the community and have contributed to the reduction […]

NSW Night Time Economy and Festivals Inquiries Continue

19 | 8 | 2019

Currently in NSW the Legislative Council in the the state Parliament has two inquiries underway into both the Sydney Night Time Economy as well as the Music Festivals Regulations introduced earlier in 2019. Joint Select Committee on Sydney’s Night Time Economy: This joint select committee was established on 29 May 2019 to inquire into and […]

Live Music Office in the NT

19 | 8 | 2019

Recent weeks have seen the Live Music Office back in the Northern Territory working with local industry, venues and government on supporting the development of the music sector in the NT alongside current reforms to the Liquor Act now underway including the new risk based licensing framework. The Live Music Office was able to attend […]

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