Tiphanie practices in planning, property and building matters, more specifically in the following areas:
Prior to coming to the Bar, Tiphanie was associate to the Hon. Chief Justice Warren and later to the Hon. Justice Judd of the Supreme Court of Victoria. She previously worked at the Department of the Environment and Water Resources where she was involved in the development of the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 (Cth). She holds a Bachelor of Laws (first class honours) and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Tasmania, and a Master of Laws from the Australian National University.
PROPERTY AND PLANNING
478 St Kilda Road Land Pty Ltd v Port Phillip CC (Red Dot)  VCAT 445
For the permit holder seeking to amend the permit for a multi-storey mixed use development on St Kilda Road. Led by Jeremy Gobbo QC.
Stubberfield v Campaspe SC and Hill  VCAT 978 and  VCAT 1442
Interim injunction to restrain registration of an amended Plan of Subdivision and associated application to amend a permit to vary a restrictive covenant where the permit was issued without proper notice to beneficiaries.
Victoria Gardens Developments Pty Ltd v Yarra CC  VCAT 1045
For National Trust (Victoria) seeking changes to a proposed mixed use development on Victoria Street, Abbotsford to protect sight lines to the “Skipping Girl Vinegar” sign.
Blue Scope Pty Ltd v Farnan and ors  VSC 125
Application under s84 Property Law Act 1958 regarding enforcement and interpretation of a restrictive covenant.
Reynolds v Albury (unreported, Moorabbin Magistrates Court, January 2013)
For the successful plaintiff in a private nuisance claim in relation to damage caused by tree roots from a tree on the defendant’s property.
BUILDING AND PLANNING ENFORCEMENT
Hume CC v Gangelhoff  VCAT 399
Defence of an enforcement action by Council under the Planning and Environment Act 1987.
City of Melbourne v Kanjo (unreported, Melbourne Magistrates’ Court, June 2016)
Prosecution under the Building Act 1993.
Boroondarra CC v Serious Developments (unreported, Melbourne Magistrates’ Court, May 2016)
Defence under the Building Act 1993.
Jackson and ors v OC PS5119437 and ors  VCAT 1537
For the successful applicant lot owners seeking to uphold their leases over common property car spaces and courtyards.
J & G Knowles & Associates Pty Ltd v Owners Corporation RP12247  VCAT 98
Application under s34D Subdivision Act 1988 for a unanimous decision of the Owners Corporation. Led by Nick Pane QC.
BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION
Biovision 2020 Pty Ltd and anor v CGU Insurance Ltd and ors (2014, VSC)
Contract/negligence action and associated insurance claims in relation to the design and construction of large composters for a Resource Recovery Facility. Led by Jeff Gleeson QC and John Gurr.
Secretary, Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment v Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre Inc  FCAFC 129 and (No 2)  FCAFC 137
Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre Inc v Secretary, Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment  FCA 1443 and (No 2)  FCA 168
For the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre Inc seeking declarations under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) to restrain the opening of three 4 wheel drive tracks in the Western Tasmanian Aboriginal Cultural Landscape. The first judicial consideration of the protection of “National Heritage values” in the context of “indigenous heritage values”. Led by Brian Walters QC (trial and appeal). Led by Richard Niall QC (interlocutory injunction).
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Supreme Court confirms that OCs must carry out works to common property to avoid discrimination against persons with disabilities2018-06-29 04:08:18
Which Prevails – the OC Rules or the Planning Permit Conditions?2018-06-21 09:14:30
OCs may be obliged to carry out works to upgrade access for persons with disabilities2018-02-18 05:55:44