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Rainbow Shores P/L v. Gympie Regional Council & Others (Planning and Environment Court of Queensland, 2013)

Jurisdiction: Australia

Side A: Rainbow Shores P/L (Corporation)

Side B: Gympie Regional Council (Government)

Core objectives: Appeal of denial of a planning permit

Applicant appealed denial of a planning permit for a proposed integrated resort and residential community. The proposal was challenged on a number of grounds including concerns about erosion and storm surges. The Australia state court dismissed the appeal, finding that the proposal did not adequately address the site's increased vulnerability to erosion and storm surges as a result of sea level rise.
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