Sea Level Rise Impact On Coastal Development Must Now Be Taken Into Account - (Australia)

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After 35 days of hearing, the Queensland Planning and Environment Court has delivered its most significant climate change adaptation decision yet. Rainbow Shores P/L v Gympie Regional Council & Ors sets a new precedent for decision makers considering development in the Queensland coastal zone.

To date, climate change adaptation has surfaced as an issue in only a handful of Queensland planning court cases. A summary of these key cases follows...

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Topics:  Climate Change, Land Developers, Rising Sea Levels, Sea Levels, Tourists

Published In: Environmental Updates, Commercial Real Estate Updates, Residential Real Estate Updates, Zoning, Planning & Land Use Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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