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Stage 2 of NSW Integrated Mining Policy released
Insight 27 Aug 2015

The New South Wales Government has released a number of further guidelines for state-significant mining projects focusing on post-approval requirements as part of the second stage of public consultation on the new Integrated Mining Policy Partner Bill McCredie Senior Associate Naomi Bergman and ...

Queensland Government broadens scope for mining project objections
Insight 16 Jul 2015

Major new mining projects are to face an additional approval hurdle in Queensland following the introduction this week of a Bill to amend the State Development and Public Works Organisation Act 2015 Qld Partner Ben Zillmann and Senior Associate Giselle Kilvert consider the Bill and what it means for ...

Resource significance no longer to be key consideration in NSW mining project approvals
Insight 08 Jul 2015

The NSW Government has released a proposal to amend the state environmental planning policy governing the assessment of mining proposals to remove the requirement that the principal consideration be the significance of the resource and economic benefits of developing the resource Partner Bill ...

Stamp duty concession introduced for farm-in arrangements in Queensland
Insight 16 Jun 2015

The Queensland Parliament has passed legislation introducing a stamp duty concession for transfers of interests in exploration authorities under eligible farm-in agreements ...

Consultation Open on New Integrated Mining Policy
Insight 03 Jun 2015

The New South Wales Government has released its new Integrated Mining Policy for consultation It clarifies the development application requirements for major mining projects and aims to streamline the assessment process Partner Bill McCredie and Senior Associates Naomi Bergman and Michael Zissis ...

Allens insights: Merit appeals and the need for reform: Warkworth Mining Ltd v Bulga Milbrodale Progress Association Inc
Insight 04 Dec 2014

In Warkworth Mining Ltd v Bulga Milbrodale Progress Association Inc the NSW Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the NSW Land and Environment Court LEC to refuse approval for the expansion of the Warkworth Mine near Bulga NSW ...

A new market for Australian uranium
Insight 07 Oct 2014

The Australian Government has signed an agreement with India for the sale of uranium and has now made the agreement publicly available Partner Richard Malcolmson Senior Associates Emily Gerrard and Anna Vella and Lawyer Jayde Geia report on the agreement and its implications ...

Indonesia mining update
Insight 18 Sep 2014

It has been a torrid few years for investors in the Indonesian mining sector The mining sector was one of the key sectors bearing the brunt of the nationalistic sentiment that became a focal point of the political discourse during the recent parliamentary and presidential election campaigns With ...

Recent developments in uranium
Insight 12 Aug 2014

Partner Richard Malcolmson and Senior Associates Emily Gerrard and Anna Vella report on recent developments in the Australian uranium sector including Queenslands framework for uranium mining the Western Australian regulators recommendation to proceed with uranium mining at Kintyre and the Federal ...

Tax deductions for mining rights and information
Insight 30 May 2014

Legislation amending the timing of tax deductions for expenditure incurred on acquiring mining rights and mining information has been introduced into federal Parliament The new law will remove the immediate tax deduction for the cost incurred by a mining entity in acquiring mining rights or mining ...