Julie Matheson

Business Specialist CFP | Local Government Expert | Political Adviser

Responsible Authority Report (RAR)

A Responsible Authority Report (RAR) contains two recommendations from a local government.  One from a planning officer and the other from the Council regarding a DAP application valued at $2 … Continue reading

June 5, 2017 · 1 Comment

DAP ignore Council resolution in Broome

It is astonishing how easy the DAP have made it for the Premier (and dictator) Colin Barnett to have his way in the Kimberley to approve Woodside’s gas plant. Last year … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

DAP interferes with RAR

What is an RAR you might ask? An RAR is an Responsible Authority Report which must be given to the DAP within a prescribed time frame. Who is a Responsible … Continue reading

January 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

RAR tampering

We have a new twist to the Development Assessment Panel (DAP) Secretariat’s handling of Responsible Authority Reports.  They can change them without notice to the Responsible Authority nor the public. … Continue reading

December 15, 2012 · Leave a comment