Decisions of interest

Decisions of interest

Decisions of interest: NSW Land and Environment Court

North Sydney Leagues Club Limited v Tweed Shire Council [2014] NSWLEC 1142
Decision date 16 July 2014; Social impacts are discussed at paras 78-92 and 163-173 - View decision

Cardno Pty Ltd v Campbelltown City Council [2013] NSWLEC 1056 - View decision

Bulga Milbrodale Progress Association Inc v Minister for Planning and Infrastructure and Warkworth Mining Limited [2013] NSWLEC 48 - View decision

Waugh Hotel Management v Marrickville Council [2007] NSWLEC 775 - View decision


Decisions of interest: Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Mount Alexander SC v Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation & Ors (includes Summary) (Red Dot) [2013] VCAT 101 - View decision

Francis Hotel Pty Ltd v Melbourne CC [2012] VCAT 1896 (12 December 2012) - View decision

Swancom Pty Ltd v Yarra CC (includes Summary) (Red Dot) [2009] VCAT 923 (10 June 2009) - View decision


Supreme Court of Victoria - Court of Appeal

Macedon Ranges Shire Council v Romsey Hotel Pty Ltd & Anor [2008] VSCA 45 (19 March 2008) - View decision

Kordister Pty Ltd v Director of Liquor Licensing and Chief Commissioner of Police [2012] VSCA 225 - View decision

Note: 'With the introduction of Planning and Environment Amendment (General) Act 2013 (No.3 of 2013) ('the P&E Amendment'), which commenced 28 October 2013, uncertainty as to whether "significant social effects and economic effects" must be considered in planning permit applications has been removed. Social and economic effects are now a mandatory consideration in every permit application under s 60(1)(f).' - Kellehers Australia, 2013, Planning for Social Impacts: http://www.kellehers.com.au/news-flash/planning-for-social-impacts/ accessed 7 April 2014


Decisions of interest: NSW Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority

ILGA publishes decisions of interest.

These are listed by type of decision and year of decision. For example, in 2015 ILGA published 40 decisions of interest, 28 concerned applications for new packaged liquor outlets, 5 for the removal of a packaged liquor outlet licence to another place and 7 concerned hotel licences. https://www.liquorandgaming.justice.nsw.gov.au/Pages/ilga/decisions-of-interest/decisions-of-interest.aspx

Recent decisions of social impact interest include:

Review of Second Strike Determination under Part 9A Liquor Act 2007 - Golden Sands Tavern, Nambucca heads, 18 August 2015 - View decision

Application for Packaged Liquor Licence, IGA Surf Beach, 29 December 2014 - View decision

Application for On Premises Liquor Licence (Vessel) with Catering Service x 4, MV Freshwater, MV Collaroy, MV Narrabeen & MV Queenscliff, 22 August 2014 - View decision

Application for Packaged Liquor Licence ALDI Warrawong, 18 March 2014 - View decision

Applications for Extended Trading and Primary Service Authorisation, Papa Luigi, Manly, 3 February 2014 - View decision

Application for Gaming Machine Threshold Increase Under Section 34 Gaming Machines Act 2001 ("Act") by the Fairfield Hotel ("Hotel"), 14 November 2013 - View decision

Mojo Live, Caringbah - Application for Extended Trading Authorisation, 30 July 2013 - View decision

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