Australia

Ground Crew at Turramurra v. Ku-ring-gai Council (New South Wales Land and Environment Court, 2008)

Jurisdiction: Australia


Side A: Ground Crew at Turramurra (Corporation)


Side B: Ku-ring-gai Council (Government)


Core objectives: Appeal of denial of a planning permit due to risk of fire


Summary
Applicant appealed the denial of a permit for a residential development due to risk of fire. In denying the permit, the local council cited climate change as one of the five issues contributing to the risk of fire. In dismissing the appeal, the court reported that it did not weigh increased risks of fire due to climate change heavily.

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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