In July 2011 the NSW Government began a comprehensive review of the state's planning system.
Volume 1 (Major Issues) and Volume 2 (Other Issues) of the Independent Review's Review Paper were released by the Minister for Planning and Infrastructure on 14 July 2012.
Independent Review Paper - Volume 1 - Major Issues (2.8mb)
Independent Review Paper - Volume 2 - Other Issues (1.47mb)
The Minister also released the Government's Green Paper incorporating its initial response to our Review Paper.
A New Planning System for NSW - Green Paper (4.4mb)
The work of the Independent Review is now complete.
All future updates on the new planning system for NSW will be available at www.planning.nsw.gov.au.