This Blog provides a website to distribute, discuss and promulgate information relevant to securing the continuity of our spring water resources and the enjoyment of our rural environment generally.
February 28, 2013
DRAFT PLANNING LEGISLATION
Here is an important message from the Better Planning Network. Your participation will help influence the outcome of the Draft Planning Legislation and secure your voice in local planning issues.
With the imminent release of the White Paper and the accompanying draft planning legislation, we have one last opportunity to influence the contents of these documents.
We know that before their release (some time in March), the White Paper and draft legislation will need to be discussed and endorsed by the NSW Cabinet (ie- all current NSW Ministers).
The White Paper and the draft legislation cannot be released until they have Cabinet endorsement. We can influence this process and you have a powerful opportunity to do 2 things:
1/ Write/email/phone all NSW Cabinet members and make your views known as individuals and as local community groups; and
2/ If your state MP is a member of the Liberal party- write/email/phone them as well, and make your views known.
We must make our message clear to politicians! To help with this process, we have attached a list of NSW Cabinet members, as well as some wording to guide your letters/phone calls. If you have not got the time for a letter (and even if you do), you can also: