The Planning Department is being caught out on the new draft legislation

Two articles in today’s press highlight what ARAG and other community groups as affiliates of the Better Planning Network have been saying for some time: the proposed new planning legislation is rubbish – broken before it starts.

See and for more information.

What’s the problem? “The director general of planning Sam Haddad has admitted the way departmental staff sold the new planning reforms to the public could have been “inaccurate or misleading”.”

Expect a petition on behalf of the Better Planning Network (BPN) to be live in the next day or so, and PLEASE act on it so that this bad, developer-focussed legislation can be directed to the rubbish bin of history.

The BPN website is located at and can also be accessed via e-mail at, and on Facebook and Twitter at and respectively.

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