The new State Environmental Planning Policy (Educational Establishments and Childcare Facilities) 2017 (ESEPP) commenced on 1 September 2017. Contrary to normal Parliamentary practice, quite limited transitional provisions were included in the ESEPP. Complying Development Certificate (CDC) applications, which were lodged pursuant to the ISEPP and which have not yet been determined, have no effect. Any CDC applications must be recommenced under the ESEPP.
The Department of Planning has advised EPM Planning (EPM) that the draft State Environmental Planning Policy (Educational Establishments and Child Care Facilities) 2017 (‘the ESEPP’) will be referred to the Minister for Planning for review within the next two months. It is anticipated that the ESEPP will be promulgated within a few weeks of referral to the Minister.
On 8 July 2016, EPM attained certification as a provider of Consulting Project Management Services to the NSW Government. This is relevant to our clients because it is an independent endorsement of our experience, capability and systems that follow a rigorous and extensive assessment process. In particular, EPM was required to demonstrate the following to the satisfaction of the NSW Government
Understanding The Procurement Methods
This white paper describes the most common methods for procuring building projects. It provides an overview by Andrew Graham (Managing Director, epm Projects Pty Ltd). In doing so, Andrew relies on his own experience as a project manager as well as the collective wisdom of his management team which represents nearly 100 years’ experience in project management. This paper considers the advantages and disadvantages of each method, important matters in selecting a method, and key elements for managing the selected method. It concludes with a summary of seven guiding principles. It serves to assist owners and procurement managers to make informed decisions so that they are given every opportunity to make their projects a success.
Section 1 – Project Procurement Methods
Section 2 – Advantages & Disadvantages of Procurement Methods
Selecting & Administering A Method
This is Part 2 of a 2-part white paper that describes the most common methods for procuring building projects, and should be read in conjunction with Part 1 – downloadable separately.
In Part 2 you will find:
Section 3 – Selecting the Preferred Method
Section 4 – Risk allocation Considerations
Section 5 – Project Administration Considerations
This white paper describes the key implications for non-government schools of the draft State Environmental Planning Policy (Educational Establishments and Child Care Facilities) 2017 (ESEPP), including the proposed changes to the Environmental Planning & Assessment Regulation 2000 (Schools Regulation), in contrast to the current State Environmental Planning Policy (Infrastructure) 2007 (ISEPP).
What to look for when selecting a Project Manager
Selecting a contracting method for your building project
Strategies for successful projects