South Australia's Expert Panel on Planning Reform
A five member Expert Panel was appointed in February 2013 to provide recommendations for a new planning system to Government and Parliament by December 2014.
Members of the Expert Panel were Brian Hayes QC, Natalya Boujenko, Stephen Hains, Simone Fogarty and Theo Maras AM.
Release of The Planning System We Want
The Final Report The Planning System We Want was delivered to the Minister for Planning on 12 December 2014. .
Prior to this in August 2014, the Expert Panel on Planning Reform released its second public report, Our Ideas for Reform for a 7 week consultation period which ended on 26 September 2014.
Government response to the Expert Panel's final report
On 25 March 2015 the South Australian government released its response to The Planning System We Want.
This response led to the development of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Bill which was passed by Parliament early 2016. The new Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 is currently being implemented by the Department.
Visit the Planning Reform website for more information on the latest developments.