Land and Environment Court

Compensation for compulsory acquisition of land cases

 

In this section you will find cases on:

 

    The following cases can be found on the NSW Land and Environment Court pages of Caselaw NSW and Austlii.   

    Statutory offer remains open for acceptance

    Niezabitowski v Roads and Traffic Authority of NSW [2006] NSWLEC 462, (2006) 147 LGERA 417

    Market value

    Spencer v Commonwealth [1907] HCA 82, (1907) 5 CLR 418

    Walker Corporation Pty Ltd v Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority [2008] HCA 5, (2008) 233 CLR 259

    McDonald v Roads & Traffic Authority (NSW) [2009] NSWLEC 105, (2009) 169 LGERA 352 at [121] – [136] (re s 61(b))

    Roads & Traffic Authority (NSW) v McDonald [2010] NSWCA 236, (2010) 79 NSWLR 155      

    Easements

    Willoughby City Council v Roads and Maritime Services [2014] NSWLEC 6, (2014) 201 LGERA 177

    Tempe Recreation Reserve Trust v Sydney Water Corporation [2013] NSWLEC 221, (2013) 200 LGERA 205

    Tempe Recreation Reserve Trust v Sydney Water Corporation [2014] NSWCA 437

    Highest and best use

    Serbian Cultural Club ‘St Sava’ Inc & Serbian Cultural Club Limited v Roads & Traffic Authority of New South Wales [2007] NSWLEC 673

    Taylor v Port Macquarie-Hastings Council [2010] NSWLEC 113

    Sandhurst Trustees Ltd v Roads and Traffic Authority of NSW [2006] NSWLEC 243

    Maidment v Roads and Traffic Authority of NSW [2006] NSWLEC 606, (2006) 153 LGERA 249

    Commonwealth Custodial Services Ltd v Valuer-General (NSW) [2006] NSWLEC 400, (2006) 148 LGERA 35

    Special value

    Pastoral Finance Association v The Minister [1914] AC 1083

    Boland v Yates Property Corporation Pty Ltd [1999] HCA 64, (1999) 167 ALR 575

    Housing Commission of New South Wales v Falconer [1981] 1 NSWLR 547 (not available on Caselaw NSW)

    Bligh v Minister Administering Environmental Planning and Assessment Act [2011] NSWLEC 220

    Tolson v Roads and Traffic Authority of New South Wales [2012] NSWLEC 170

    Severance

    Brock v Roads and Maritime Services (No 3) [2012] NSWCA 404, (2012) 191 LGERA 267

    Davies v Sydney Water Corporation [2012] NSWLEC 130

    Disturbance

    Housing Commission of NSW v Falconer [1981] 1 NSWLR 547 (not available on Caselaw NSW)

    Caruana v Port Macquarie-Hastings Council [2007] NSWLEC 109

    McDonald v Roads & Traffic Authority of NSW [2009] NSWLEC 105, (2009) 169 LGERA 352 at [17]

    Roads & Traffic Authority of NSW v McDonald [2010] NSWCA 236, (2010) 79 NSWLR 155

    Al Amanah College Inc v Minister for Education and Training (No 2) [2011] NSWLEC 254 at [54]

    Hua and Anor v Hurstville City Council [2010] NSWLEC 61

    Bligh v Minister Administering Environmental Planning and Assessment Act [2011] NSWLEC 220

    Marroun v Roads and Maritime Services [2012] NSWLEC 199

    Brock v Roads & Maritime Services (No 3) [2012] NSWCA 404  , (2012) 191 LGERA 267   

    Attard & Ors v Transport for NSW [2014] NSWLEC 44, (2014) 205 LGERA 396

    Willoughby City Council v Roads and Maritime Services [2014] NSWLEC 6, (2014) 201 LGERA 177

    George D Angus Pty Ltd v Health Administration Corporation [2013] NSWLEC 212, (2013) 205 LGERA 357

    Health Administration Corporation v George D Angus Pty Ltd [2014] NSWCA 352    

    Solatium

    Horton v Wyong Shire Council (No 2) [2005] NSWLEC 45

    Cassidy v Sydney Water Corporation [2008] NSWLEC 223

    Increase or decrease in value of adjoining or severed land

    Mir Bros Unit Constructions Pty Limited v Roads and Traffic Authority of New South Wales [2004] NSWLEC 612

    El Boustani v Minister Administering the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 [2012] NSWLEC 266

    El Boustani v Minister Administering the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 [2014] NSWCA 33, (2014) 199 LGERA 198     

    Tolson v Roads and Maritime Services [2014] NSWCA 161, 201 LGERA 367

    Comparable sales valuation method

    Maurici v Chief Commissioner of State Revenue [2003] HCA 8, (2003) 212 CLR 111

    Taylor v Port Macquarie Hastings Council [2010] NSWLEC 113

    Graham Trilby Pty Ltd v Valuer-General [2008] NSWLEC 217

    Goluzd v Minister Administering the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 [2012] NSWLEC 25

    Yates Property Corp Pty Ltd (In liq) v Darling Harbour Authority (1991) 24 NSWLR 156 at 182-183 (not available on Caselaw NSW)

    Tenstat Pty Limited v Valuer General [2012] NSWLEC 1361

    Sydney Water Corporation v Marrickville Council [2014] NSWCA 438

    Income valuation methods

    Collex Pty Limited v Roads and Traffic Authority of New South Wales [2006] NSWLEC 579, (2006) 149 LGERA 234

    Mac’s Pty Limited v Parramatta City Council [2012] NSWLEC 1356

    Bligh v Minister Administering Environmental Planning and Assessment Act [2011] NSWLEC 220

    TMG Developments Pty Ltd v Roads and Maritime Services [2014] NSWLEC 117

    Cost based valuation method

    TMG Developments Pty Ltd v Roads and Maritime Services [2014] NSWLEC 117

    Hypothetical development valuation method

    Turner v Minister of Public Instruction (1956) 95 CLR 245

    Graham Trilby Pty Limited v Valuer-General [2008] NSWLEC 217

    McDonald v Roads & Traffic Authority of NSW [2009] NSWLEC 105, (2009) 169 LGERA 352

    Everest Project Developments Pty Ltd v Minister Administering the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 & The Roads and Traffic Authority of New South Wales [2010] NSWLEC 88, (2010) 177 LGERA 43       

    Before and after valuation method

    Roads & Traffic Authority (NSW) v Muir Properties Pty Ltd [2005] NSWCA 460, (2005) 143 LGERA 192 at [103] – [104]

    McDonald v Roads & Traffic Authority of NSW [2009] NSWLEC 105, (2009) 169 LGERA 352

    Roads and Traffic Authority of NSW v McDonald  [2010] NSWCA 236,(2010) 79 NSWLR 155      

    Brock v Roads and Traffic Authority of New South Wales [2010] NSWLEC 244

    Goluzd v Minister Administering the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 [2012] NSWLEC 25at [57] – [58]      

    Willoughby City Council v Roads and Maritime Services [2014] NSWLEC 6, (2014) 201 LGERA 177 (easement)

    Special provision re market value based on potential of land: s 61(b)

    El Boustani v Minister Administering the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 [2014] NSWCA 33, (2014) 199 LGERA 198

    Attard & Ors v Transport for NSW [2014] NSWLEC 44, (2014) 205 LGERA 396

    Compensation payable to a reserve trust under s 106A Crown Lands Act 1989

    Tempe Recreation Reserve Trust v Sydney Water Corporation [2013] NSWLEC 221, (2013) 200 LGERA 205

    Tempe Recreation Reserve Trust v Sydney Water Corporation [2014] NSWCA 437

    Rent review clauses in leases

    TMG Developments Pty Ltd v Roads and Maritime Services [2014] NSWLEC 117

    Costs

    Dillon v Gosford City Council [2011] NSWCA 328, (2011) 184 LGERA 179

    Brock v Roads & Maritime Services (No 3) [2012] NSWCA 404, (2012) 191 LGERA 267   

    Tempe Recreation Reserve Trust v Sydney Water Corporation [2014] NSWCA 437   

    Taylor v Port Macquarie-Hastings Council [2010] NSWLEC 153

     

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