GOVERNANCE, PUBLIC POLICY & LEGISLATION
Credit points: 15
In this subject students take a comparative approach to governance and planning law by comparing the planning systems governing land use and development across various states, then focusing on the relevant Acts and related legislation in Victoria . Topics covered include: planning as a process and the limitations of land use and development controls; the principles of judicial review of administrative action; scheme amendment; permit applications and applications for review; enforcement; and compensation for land acquisition and the impact of planning decisions. Students then focus on the formulation and implementation of planning policies and development controls on land in Victoria.
SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesLectures, report, test
Prerequisites Enrolment into a postgraduate planning program or the Bachelor of Urban, Rural & Environmental Planning or students enrolled in ABURE or ACCPD or AGCPD or AMCPD or AMSPMD
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner
SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
Five 7.00 h seminar other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
Includes field visits.
1 hr test (1000 word equivalence) This assessment tests knowledge of the planning system.
|Other||Individual||No||20||SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
Case study report (1250 words) This assessment helps students learn about the planning systems in different states.
|Other||Individual||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
Statutory Planning Practicums (1000 words) These activities help students learn practical planning procedures.
|Other||Individual||No||20||SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5|
Role Play and 1250 word reflective piece In these activities, students demonstrate their knowledge and ability to articulate their knowledge.
|Other||Individual||No||30||SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|