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Australia's foreign investment approval (FIRB) regime: what you need to know
Insight 15 Mar 2017

Australia's foreign investment approval regime is increasingly a major political issue that is often highlighted and discussed in the media. Our foreign investment law experts have summarised the k ...

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 ...

Key planning reforms for developers, miners and major projects in NSW
Insight 19 Jan 2017

The NSW Government has kicked off 2017 by releasing proposed reforms to the State's ageing planning legislation. Partner Bill McCredie, Planning Special Counsel Marcia Doheny and Senior Associate ...

Major water reforms in Queensland to affect all water users
Insight 06 Dec 2016

Major water reforms that will affect all water users, particularly the resources industry, have commenced in Queensland. All water users should be aware of the changes and new obligations, especial ...

Room to move in joint operating agreements
Insight 05 Dec 2016

The Western Australian Supreme Court of Appeal has handed down its decision in Apache v Santos , allowing the appeal by Apache and overturning the first instance decision. The Appeal Court's decisi ...

Move to national regulation delayed
Insight 14 Nov 2016

As part of the Western Australian Government's electricity market review, legislation was introduced recently into Parliament for Western Australia to participate for the first time in the National ...

Impact of reforms to Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA)
Insight 25 Oct 2016

Proposed amendments to the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA) will, if passed, result in significant changes to the adjudication process in Western Australia. Partner Jeremy Quan-Sing, Senior ...

ASIC clarifies stance on forward-looking statements by mining and resources companies
Insight 20 Oct 2016

ASIC has revised its Information Sheet 214 on forward-looking statements by mining companies, following industry feedback. While continuing to emphasise that these statements must be based on ...

Employment Law
Insight 10 Oct 2016

We look at whether employers have a right to direct employees to perform higher duties; an employer's consultation obligations during a redundancy process; how an employer's failure to give a ...

Further wide-ranging reforms of groundwater extraction regulation in Queensland
Insight 19 Sep 2016

Resource sector operators need to be aware of further proposed changes to how the take of groundwater is regulated in Queensland. The proposed changes will impact existing, new and expansion ...