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Class actions and emerging issues
Insight 30 Jul 2019

The nature of Australia's class action landscape has fundamentally changed since the outset of the regimes. ...

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

Yesterday the High Court delivered its eagerly awaited decision on compensation for the extinguishment of native title. This is the first time Australia's highest court has ruled on this issue. ...

NSW Court's ruling on climate change raises concerns for coal industry
Insight 26 Feb 2019

The recent decision of the NSW Land and Environment Court on Gloucester Resources' proposed Rocky Hill Coal Project attracted significant press in the past week, primarily due to the court's commen ...

Requirements and responsibilities under the EPA Act's new contaminated land regime
Insight 31 Oct 2018

In part three of our series on the Victorian environmental reforms, we explore the new contaminated land regime introduced into the Environment Protection Act 2017 (Vic) by the recently passed ...

New third-party enforcement rights in the Victorian Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018
Insight 15 Oct 2018

In part two of our series on the Victorian environmental reforms, we explore the third-party enforcement rights introduced into the Environment Protection Act 2017 (Vic) by the Environment Protecti ...

Victoria's 'general environmental duty': What is it, and what can I do about it?
Insight 02 Oct 2018

The recently passed Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018 will transform Victoria's environmental protection law, including by introducing a general environmental duty requiring all Victorian ...

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

Partner 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. Jillian Button ...

Solar farm wins court approval despite conflicts with planning schemes
Insight 27 Aug 2018

The Queensland Planning and Environment Court has approved a solar farm located on good quality agricultural land despite high level conflicts between the proposed development and the provisions of ...

A new era for Victoria's environmental protection
Insight 26 Jun 2018

The Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018 is the first major overhaul of Victoria's environmental law in almost 50 years. The Bill is expected to transform Victoria's environmental protection ...

Insight into the workings of Queensland's Planning Act 2016
Insight 04 Jun 2018

Queensland's Planning and Environment Court recently delivered three significant decisions that provide insight into the operation of the Planning Act 2016. The decisions separately address service ...

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