Recent Cases

Neilson v Secretary, Department of Planning and Environment [2024] NSWCA 28 (21 February 2024) (Ward P, Payne and White JJA)


ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING— Land and Environment Court — Crown land — Management of Crown land — National Parks and Wildlife Act — Plan of management — statutory interpretation — whether Secretary has duties to implement individual policies in Plan of Management compellable by mandamus — whether delay implementing policies unreasonable — utility and appropriateness of relief