National Trust demands proper consultation on local heritage proposals

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The National Trust has slammed an “unnecessary, flawed and rushed” review of local heritage protection in South Australia that threatens to set the system back 40 years.

President Norman Etherington AM said today it would be “a crime as well as a blunder” not to have widespread and formal consultation with councils, community organisations and the public on a matter of such importance.

However, the State Government first needed to explain why the changes were needed, why it was in such a rush, and why promised meetings with the National Trust and other groups on heritage planning reform had not eventuated. Please click here to download full media release. You can read more here:  In Daily Adelaide’s independent news 6.9.16 article, The Advertiser 7.9.16

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