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Queensland to overhaul environmental bond and rehabilitation regulation
Insight 26 Feb 2018

An overhaul of environmental bond regulation for all resource operators in Queensland will have significant implications for industry operators moving forward. ...

Planning for the future of South-East Queensland
Insight 25 Aug 2017

On 11 August 2017, the State Government released the third statutory regional plan and the first regional paln to take effect under the new Queensland Planning Act 2016 for the South-East Queensland region, titled Shaping SEQ. ...

Proposed reforms to staged development applications in NSW
Insight 05 Jul 2017

An amendments to the planning legislation has been proposed by the NSW government to provide certainty of outcome for the public Partner 'Paul Lalich senior associate Dennis Smith and Law Graduate James Higgins report. ...

A new planning regime for Queensland
Insight 03 Jul 2017

A new planning regime for Queensland has come into effect today with the commencement of the Planning Act 2016. ...

Environmental bond and mine rehabilitation reform in Queensland
Insight 15 May 2017

Major reforms to environmental bonds and rehabilitation requirements are proposed in two discussion papers released by the Queensland Government All mining sector operators should understand how the reforms will impact their current and proposed operations Partner Bill McCredie and Senior Associate ...

Victoria's plan for value creation and capture
Insight 06 Apr 2017

The Victorian Government has released the Victorian Value Creation and Capture Framework which articulates its policy on value creation and value capture in the planning and delivery of public projects ...

Review of climate change policies discussion paper
Insight 28 Mar 2017

Following the release of the terms of reference for the 2017 climate change policy review in December 2016 the Federal Government has recently released its climate change policy review discussion paper for public consultation Partner Andrew Mansour Senior Associate Emily Gerrard and Lawyer Holly ...

Victoria to ban fracking
Insight 08 Mar 2017

Victoria has become the first state to permanently ban all onshore unconventional gas exploration and development passing new anti-fracking legislation this week The new law also extends the moratorium on all onshore petroleum exploration and production in Victoria until 30 June 2020 Partner Igor ...

Alternative models for financing water infrastructure
Insight 23 Feb 2017

A healthy pipeline of Australian infrastructure projects has created a certain level of competition for project funds Partner Kate Axup Associate Danielle Jones and Lawyer Luisa Colosimo recently contributed to a discussion paper on alternative funding models for financing Australias water ...

Federal Government addresses uncertainty around Indigenous Land Use Agreements
Insight 17 Feb 2017

The Federal Government has moved to provide certainty for those who rely on registered Indigenous Land Use Agreements following the Full Federal Courts decision that called the legal status of these agreements into question by introducing amending legislation Partner Ben Zillmann and Senior ...