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New WA policy facilitating market-led proposals
Insight 23 Apr 2019

The Western Australian Government recently released its Market-led Proposals Policy which seeks to provide a single consistent and transparent process for the private sector to submit infrastructure service provision and other proposals outside the context of a government-initiated procurement ...

High Court delivers historic ruling on native title compensation
Insight 14 Mar 2019

The High Court has delivered its eagerly awaited decision on how compensation for the extinguishment of native title is to be calculated ...

Comment invited on new procurement guidelines to fight black economy
Insight 11 Dec 2018

Comment is being sought on new guidelines designed to enhance good tax behaviour and create an even playing field for businesses that comply with their tax obligations Partner John Greig and Lawyer Patrick Broe outline the proposed guidelines the implications for tenderers and some matters that ...

Market-led proposals - still a unique opportunity
Insight 02 Oct 2018

Australia has seen a significant increase in market-led proposals for infrastructure projects This is having an important effect on how government interacts with the private sector with all states and territories having released detailed guidance intended to boost these submissions even more Partner ...

The ESC's draft decision on first round of amendments to the Energy Retail Code
Insight 18 Sep 2018

While the Federal Government gives further consideration to implementation of the ACCCs recommendations relating to retail tariffs and retailer behaviour the Victorian Essential Services Commission has been progressing reforms proposed by the Independent Review into the Electricity and Gas Retail ...

The Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme - from Bill to Law
Insight 10 Sep 2018

The Federal Government recently passed the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Act This is an entirely new regulatory scheme that will require persons who undertake activities on behalf of a foreign government or political organisation to register with the Attorney Generals Department if those ...

Show me the data! Introducing the Consumer Data Right
Insight 10 Sep 2018

On 15 August the Federal Government released exposure draft legislation that if passed will establish an economy-wide consumer-directed data transfer system The latest sprint in a marathon of reviews reports and recommendations over the past few years that have called for the adoption of some form ...

Report: Changes to Australia's IP laws take effect
Insight 31 Aug 2018

The Intellectual Property Laws Productivity Commission Response Part 1 and Other Measures Act 2018 Cth commenced on 25 August 2018 The Act implements various recommendations that the Productivity Commission made in its inquiry into Australias IP arrangements We discuss the key changes ...

Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018 becomes law, in a root and branch overhaul of Victoria's environmental law
Insight 30 Aug 2018

The Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018 has passed the Victorian Parliament The Act is an ambitious overhaul of Victorian environmental law and plants the seeds for a robust new environmental regime ...

A new framework for transmission network connections
Insight 30 Jul 2018

The amendments to the National Electricity Rules will provide a new framework for transmission network connections. ...