Elizabeth is located in our Government, Planning and Environment group working predominantly for Local Government in prosecutions and enforcement in the Magistrates’ Court, the Building Appeals Board and VCAT. This work encompasses building regulation, planning, local laws, domestic animals and a range of other legislative/regulatory enforcement. Elizabeth brings a combination of focus, knowledge and commitment and values her on-going, quality relationships with her clients.


  • Prosecution, enforcement and compliance for Local Government - Building Act, Planning & Environment Act, Public Health and Wellbeing Act, Domestic Animals Act and Local Laws
  • Advising on the Building Act and the Building Regulations
  • Appearances before:
    • Magistrate Court
    • Building Appeals Board
  • Supreme Court and VCAT Proceedings
  • Client Education: Amendments to the Building Act, the Building Regulations and related issues (building surveyors and building inspectors)
  • Regular attendee and speaker at the Victorian Municipal Building Surveyors Group (VMBSG) meetings.


  • Member, Law Institute of Victoria
  • Member, VMBSG
  • Member, Planning Enforcement Officers Association 
  • Member, Environmental Health Professionals Australia
  • Member, Victorian Planning and Environmental Law Association