Recent Cases

Kudrynski v Orange City Council [2024] NSWCA 33 (22 February 2024) (Meagher and Kirk JJA, Griffiths AJA)


APPEALS – s 57(1) Land and Environment Court Act 1979 (NSW) – requirement for appeal to be from an order or decision on a question of law – deficiencies in the notice of appeal – whether any of the 24 grounds met this requirement

COMPULSORY ACQUISITION – Compensation – vacant land acquired by local council for public purpose of stormwater harvesting project – highest and best use of land for rural residential development – appellants sought $160 million compensation below and on appeal