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New wind farm planning code and guideline for Queensland
Insight 19 Jul 2016

The Queensland Government has announced a new wind farm planning code that shifts the responsibility for assessing wind farm developments from local governments to the State Government and provides a consistent approach to assessing wind farms across the State Partner Bill McCredie Associate David ...

Green Renaissance in Australia
Insight 08 Jun 2016

After more than three years of inertia the Australian renewable energy industry is finally showing signs of a resurgence A series of reviews of the Renewable Energy Target since 2012 and the abolition of the carbon tax in 2014 created a climate of uncertainty that meant investment in new large-scale ...

Environment Minister appoints Wind Farm Committee and Commissioner
Insight 19 Oct 2015

Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt has appointed Andrew Dyer as Australias first National Wind Farm Commissioner and has announced the membership of the Independent Scientific Committee on Wind Turbines The Commissioner and the Committee will report separately to the Australian Parliament on ...

Queensland Productivity Commission inquires into electricity pricing and solar feed-in tariff
Insight 26 Aug 2015

The new Queensland Productivity Commissions first two inquiries are into electricity pricing and solar feed-in tariffs Partner John Hedge and Associate Andrea Moffatt look at the implications for industry ...

Deal announced on revised Renewable Energy Target
Insight 19 May 2015

The Federal Government and Labor opposition yesterday announced that they had reached a long-awaited agreement to lower the Renewable Energy Target from 41000GWh to 33000GWh Partner Grant Anderson and Senior Associate Alex Purtill report ...

Federal Government releases Energy White Paper
Insight 13 Apr 2015

The Federal Government has released its long-anticipated Energy White Paper outlining the Governments policy on strategic issues facing the energy sector in AustralianbspPartner and Government Sector Leader Paul Kenny Associate Amelia Hanscombe and Lawyer Alexandra Lanyon provide an overview of its ...

What does the change of government mean for Queensland's energy and resources sector?
Insight 13 Feb 2015

With the results of the Queensland election having now been declared and the Labor Party invited to form government with the support of an independent Partner Ben Zillmann Managing Associate John Hedge and Associate Andrea Moffatt look at the key policies announced by Labor before the election that ...

Victorian Government releases major energy sector statement
Insight 03 Nov 2014

The Victorian Government has issued a statement setting out its view of the states strategic objectives for the energy sector and the Governments energy priorities Energy Resources Infrastructure Partner and Government Sector Leader Paul Kenny and Associate Monique Donato provide an overview ...

Federal Government takes next step in energy review
Insight 26 Sep 2014

The Federal Government has issued a Green Paper to inform the preparation of its Energy White Paper which is due for release by the end of 2014 Partners Paul Kenny Government Sector Leader and Anna Collyer Power and Utilities Sector Leader provide an overview ...

The Warburton Report
Insight 08 Sep 2014

The Expert Panel appointed by the Federal Government to review the Renewable Energy Target scheme has recommended changes to it that would severely curtail its operation Partner Grant Anderson reports ...