Client Communiques

Submission on Proposed Changes to the Education & Child Care SEPP

15.12.2020

On 18 November 2020, EPM responded to a request from the office of the Minister for Planning & Public Spaces about ways in which the Education SEPP could be improved. On 20 November 2020, the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) exhibited an Explanation of Intended Effects about proposed changes to the Education SEPP. EPM in collaboration with Johnson Winter & Slattery have made this further submission that reinforces the changes that will benefit independent schools and NSW.

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Education SEPP – Flexibility & Challenge

11.12.2020

This communiqué addresses two questions that were asked at a webinar hosted by Westpac on 3 December 2020 for independent schools in NSW at which EPM Projects presented about the State Environmental Planning Policy (Educational Establishments and Child Care Facilities) 2017 (Education SEPP).

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Changes to Education and Child Care SEPP

20.11.2020

On 20 November 2020, the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) exhibited an Explanation of Intended Effects about proposed changes to the operation of State Environmental Planning Policy (Educational Establishments and Child Care Facilities) 2017 (Education SEPP). The DPIE indicates that the objective of the proposed changes, which would be given effect by amending various Environmental Planning Instruments including Education SEPP, is to ‘to ensure faster delivery of [education and child care] projects’.

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