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Government support for critical minerals industry escalates
Insight 27 May 2024

The WA and Federal Governments have recently announced significant funding and regulatory support packages to accelerate the development of Western Australia into a critical minerals powerhouse. ...

High Court rules on rights of native title parties in relation to mining infrastructure
Insight 22 Apr 2024

In this Insight, we delve into the implications of the High Court's decision, including the importance of determining which future act process applies to the grant of a mining lease on which an infrastructure facility will be located. ...

Safeguard Mechanism 2.0: emitters face first 2024 carbon compliance milestone
Insight 07 Mar 2024

Existing emitters under the Safeguard Mechanism will face their first major compliance milestone. In this Insight, we outline the key components of the emissions-intensity determination and explain what compliance entities for existing facilities need to be considering now. ...

Critical minerals list expands and new strategic materials list
Insight 18 Dec 2023

Part of Australia's critical minerals strategy was to review and update Australia's list of critical minerals. That process has now been finalised, with the critical minerals list expanded to 30 minerals. ...

Release of draft US guidance and Australian access to the benefits of major US critical minerals push
Insight 18 Dec 2023

On 1 December 2023, the US Department of Energy published draft guidance on its proposed interpretation of the term 'foreign entity of concern' or 'FEOCs', which directly relates to two major US green innovation reforms. ...

The evolution of Liontown – from explorer to near term lithium producer

Webinar: The evolution of Liontown – from explorer to near term lithium producer ...

Queensland's new critical minerals strategy unveiled
Insight 03 Jul 2023

The Australian Government's recent Critical Minerals Strategy 2023-2030 has been followed by the release of the Queensland Critical Minerals Strategy. We outline the four key objectives of the new Strategy and explore how the QLD Government intends to strengthen Queensland's position in the critical minerals global value chain. ...

Australia's Critical Minerals Strategy 2023-2030
Insight 22 Jun 2023

In this Insight, we outline the key features of the Strategy, identify questions yet to be answered and focus on several of its key aspects. ...

Development of Australia's new Critical Minerals Strategy
Insight 21 Dec 2022

The Australian Government has committed to developing a new Critical Minerals Strategy with a view to cementing Australia's position as a global supplier of choice for processed critical minerals, and to unlock its potential as a clean energy superpower. ...

Government announces major reforms to EPBC Act
Insight 09 Dec 2022

We review the Federal Government's long-awaited response to Professor Graeme Samuel's 2020 review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), titled 'Nature Positive Plan: better for the environment, better for business'. ...