For almost 75 years, every government has described each tweak to the planning system as the biggest shake-up of planning since the 1947 Planning Act. The Planning for the Future White Paper, if nothing else, delivers on that recurring promise. We take a closer look in this briefing.
We have been proud to support the amazing response of councils to the pandemic. This is our lockdown story.
Online training: memory skills and mind mapping (1st September)
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There are over 34 million hectares of Crown land in NSW covering 42 per cent of the State. The NSW Government recently released a draft State Strategic Plan for Crown Land for public comment till 20 August 2020. This briefing will explore this plan and Aboriginal land rights for Crown Land.
Engaging with older people post Covid-19: Adapting the work of the Age Friendly programme by listening to older people
Dr Emer Coveney, National Programme Manager for Age Friendly Ireland with Meath County Council, tells us how listening to and understanding the specific problems older people have faced during the Covid-19 lockdown has shaped the work of Age Friendly Ireland.