|Semester 1, 2022 Online|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Surveying & Built Environment|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Course fee schedule :||https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules|
Examiner: Michael Grosvenor
Local Governments are subject to planning controls mainly imposed by State Governments. Planners require an understanding of how State and Federal Government policies and legislation impact on Local Government planning.
The course will cover the role of all levels of Australian Government in the planning system. It will examine the interaction of various Federal, State and Local Government policies and statutory controls.
Course learning outcomes
The course objectives define the student learning outcomes for a course. On completion of this course, students should be able to:
- Describe the system of government in Australia and how it impacts on statutory planning
- Explain the rights, obligations and responsibilities for planning that pertain to the three levels of Australian Government.
- Describe the requirements for undertaking environmental and social impact assessments as part of a development proposal.
- Interpret the provisions of regional plans.
- Apply relevant sections of legislation, instruments and state planning policies to development proposals.
- Apply and develop sections of a Local Government planning instrument.
- Work effectively and efficiently in a small team.
|1.||Introduction to planning and government||5.00|
|2.||The role of the federal government||5.00|
|3.||The role of state governments||5.00|
|4.||The role of local governments||10.00|
|5.||Local political systems and planning||5.00|
|7.||State Planning Acts, instruments and state planning policies||20.00|
|8.||Local Government planning instruments||25.00|
|9.||Planning and environmental impact assessments||10.00|
|10.||Planning and social impact assessments||5.00|
Text and materials required to be purchased or accessed
Student workload expectations
To do well in this subject, students are expected to commit approximately 10 hours per week including class contact hours, independent study, and all assessment tasks. If you are undertaking additional activities, which may include placements and residential schools, the weekly workload hours may vary.
|Weighting (%)||Course learning outcomes|
|Presentation (ind, grp, mltmd)||Yes||35||4,5,7|