Rosemary Lyster (University of Sydney, Australia)
Up-to-date to December 2008, this edition updates all chapters whilst at the same time restructuring the planning, development control and environmental assessment chapters. A new legal accountability chapter will include: merit appeals, judicial review, civil enforcement, issues in environmental litigation, access to information; overview of LEC and the Ombudsman, ICAC. Authored by leading academics, it takes account of international as well as national developments. There is detailed analysis of the relevant Commonwealth law.