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Hickey Oatley regularly provide comment on important town planning issues affecting our communities and industry.

New Upyard

Backyard blitz: ‘Upyards’ the new way of life for Brisbane

2 NOVEMBER 2019

UPYARDS could soon become the new backyards if Brisbane City Council pushes ahead with plans to make it easier for developers to incorporate rooftop green space in apartment projects.

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Could rooftop gardens save our cities from climate change?

6 SEPTEMBER 2019

Rooftop gardens could help cool our cities amid climate change, but archaic planning laws are holding back a green revolution.

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Council Votes to Ban Apartments in Brisbane’s Suburbs

6 FEBRUARY 2019

Apartments and townhouses will no longer be developed in Brisbane’s suburbs zoned low-density residential.

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Planning with Purpose

1 JUNE 2019

Development can be a dirty word. Mia Hickey, Principal Planner at Hickey Oatley knows it doesn’t have to be that way.

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‘A Jungle of Rooftop Greenery’: Council Makes Green Roof Push

11 SEPTEMBER 2018

Developers will be encouraged to include rooftop gardens and communal space on new apartment projects under proposed changes to Brisbane’s City Plan.

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