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Insight into the workings of Queensland's Planning Act 2016
Insight 04 Jun 2018

Queensland's Planning and Environment Court recently delivered three significant decisions that provide insight into the operation of the Planning Act 2016. The decisions separately address service requirements for submitter appellants, the operation of the transitional provisions in the Act and the ...

Exposure Draft to implement tax integrity package for stapled structures released
Insight 23 May 2018

Treasury has released the first of several tranches of exposure draft legislation to implement the Federal Governments tax integrity package for stapled structures and broader tax concessions currently available to certain foreign investors The draft legislation sets out the requirements that ...

2018-19 Federal Budget - superannuation
Insight 15 May 2018

The 2018-19 Federal Budget has introduced a number of proposed superannuation-related changes, with a focus on protecting small balances, young members and existing retirees. ...

New Victorian Market-led Proposals Guideline
Insight 19 Dec 2017

The Victorian Government has recently released an updated version of its Market-led Proposals Guideline also known as unsolicited proposals in other states which affirms its continued focus on market-led infrastructure and services projects and provides increased clarity for proponents around the ...

Northern Territory's bold renewable energy target
Insight 11 Dec 2017

The NT Government has released the Roadmap to Renewables report which considers how the Government could successfully implement a policy to achieve half of the Territorys energy requirements from renewable sources by 2030 ...

Christmas comes early for the AFP and CDPP: Bill introduced to reform foreign bribery laws and introduce DPA scheme
Insight 08 Dec 2017

The Australian Government has introduced the Crimes Legislation Amendment Combatting Corporate Crime Bill 2017 into the Senate which if passed into law will significantly strengthen Australias foreign bribery laws and introduce a Deferred Prosecution Agreement scheme for resolving corporate criminal ...

Significant overhaul of measures to combat corporate crime
Insight 06 Dec 2017

Today the Federal Government will introduce legislation that will significantly overhaul Australias foreign bribery laws and will also establish a deferred prosecution regime that is intended to provide an incentive for companies to self-report a range of serious white-collar crime matters The ...

National Energy Guarantee
Insight 28 Nov 2017

The Energy Security Board recently released a report summarising the results of its modelling of the Federal Governments new energy policy the National Energy Guarantee The Energy Security Boards report was considered by the COAG Energy Council at its meeting on 24 November 2017 and gives an insight ...

Harper reforms become law: Implications for business
Insight 06 Nov 2017

Significant changes to Australias competition regime have become law The changes implement key recommendations of the Harper Panels review of Australian competition law and policy The Allens Competition Consumer Regulatory Team look at the key changes and the implications for your business ...

Draft whistleblower legislation puts onus on big business
Insight 25 Oct 2017

Big business should be aware of mandatory publishing requirements for whistleblower policies and a reverse onus of proof for compensation which is among a raft of whistleblower reforms contained in draft legislation released following a Senate inquiry report Partner Rachel Nicolson and Associate ...