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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

VC148 – Hmm…how about some real reform

Is it just me or do others feel underwhelmed by Amendment VC148? When the Smart Planning Program was introduced in early 2016…

Friday, October 12, 2018

Two national AILA Award wins for Hansen

Hansen Partnership has won two awards at the Australian Institute of Landscape Architecture Awards held on the Gold Coast during the International…

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Melbourne’s Suburban Rail Loop – only half the…

The State Government’s vision for a Suburban Rail Loop represents the first time that public transport planning has prevailed over road planning…

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

VC148 – well intentioned reforms an important first…

Following an initial assessment of planning scheme reforms introduced through Amendment VC148, Hansen have taken an in-depth look at the overarching changes…

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Light touch VPP reforms – a statutory perspective

Having used the revised Victorian Planning Provisions for the past three weeks following the gazettal of VC148, Hansen’s overall response to the…

Monday, August 13, 2018

Hansen wins at 2018 AILA Victoria Awards

Hansen Partnership has won two Australian Institute of Landscape Architects’ (AILA) 2018 Victorian Landscape Architecture Awards for our work on Victoria Square…

Monday, August 13, 2018

Hansen secures approval for $150 million mixed use…

Geelong is going from strength to strength with Hansen Partnership securing planning approval for Franzé Developments’ $150 million Ryrie Street project –…

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Major reforms to the Victoria Planning Provisions –…

Amendment VC148 was gazetted today. This amendment introduces changes to the Victoria Planning Provisions (VPP) and all planning schemes arising from the…

Monday, July 23, 2018

Hansen team wins Outstanding Award at IFLA World…

Congratulations to Hansen Urban Design Director Craig Czarny, Urban Design Associate Gerhana Waty and Landscape Architecture Director Steve Schutt who received the…

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Planning certainty for NEICs builds a strong foundation…

On returning from the recent PIA Congress in Perth, I was reflecting on the Employment and Innovation Clusters session hosted by Tim…