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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

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

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 the Rocky Hill Coal Project attracted significant press in the past week primarily due to the courts comments regarding climate change in the course of its ruling against the mines approval. ...

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

This Insight explores the new contaminated land regime introduced into the Environment Protection Act 2017 (Vic) by the recently passed Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018 (Vic) ...

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

This Insight examines the third-party enforcement rights introduced into the Environment Protection Act 2017 (Vic) by the Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018 (Vic), which passed Victorian Parliament in August 2018 ...

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 Victorias environmental protection law including by imposing a general duty on all Victorian industry and community members to prevent and minimise environmental harm ...

Accelerating build-to-rent in Australia
Insight 29 Sep 2018

The build-to-rent (BTR) model continues to gain pace in Australia as several projects prove the local viability of this asset class. ...

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 ...

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 the relevant planning schemes Partner Bill McCredie and Special Counsel Rosanne Meurling review the ...

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

The Environment Protection Amendment Bill is the first major overhaul of Victorias environmental law in almost 50 years introducing a general environmental duty requiring all Victorian businesses, industry and community members to prevent environmental harm. ...

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