ACLCA NSW May/June Technical Seminar

Event Info :

Event Date - 03/06/2024
Event Start - 5:30 pm
Event Ends - 7:30 pm
Event Location - Norton Rose Fulbright
Cost - Free


Please note the change of date for our May Technical Seminar for members which is now being held on Monday 3rd June.

“Contaminated Land Legal Update – Recent Judgments from the NSW Land and Environment Court” presented by Anneliese Korber & Krista MacPherson (Norton Rose Fulbright) and Andre Smit (GHD).  Our speakers will present on selected recent judgements in the NSW Land and Environment Court as they relate to land contamination offences. Included will be a case study on the investigation and associated LEC proceedings on the illegal dumping of contaminated fill at a residential property in Arcadia.

1) Arcadia (EPA v Mouawad [2023] NSWLEC 76) – pollution of land offences

2) Muscat Developments Pty Ltd v Wollondilly Shire Council  [2023] NSWLEC 121 – interaction between the contaminated land regime and the planning law regime

3) EPA v Ghossayn Group Pty Ltd; EPA v Ghossayn [2023] NSWLEC 127 – intentional offences and their seriousness


TIME: 5.30pm drinks and nibbles, 6.00pm presentation begins

VENUE: Norton Rose Fulbright

Bookings close on 27th May & no late bookings will be possible.

This member only event is being run both as an in person event and online webinar via MS Teams (webinar link will be emailed prior to event).

REGISTER to attend IN PERSON only (please don’t register to attend if you will be attending online).

As usual this is a FREE event for members only, however members must register in order to attend in person so that adequate arrangements can be made for catering & seating.

Please remember that although this is a free event for attendees, it costs us money to offer free events for our members and we organise catering according to the number of people registered to attend. We need final numbers for catering 3 days prior to the event so if you cancel and are then unable to attend, please keep this in mind. Please check your availability on this date prior to registering to attend.