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One click from meltdown - cyber attacks on critical infrastructure
Insight 03 May 2018

Security experts have been predicting for some time that as critical infrastructure networks become smarter more automated and more connected they will also become more vulnerable to cyber threats Reports last week of extensive attacks on critical infrastructure by hackers associated with the ...

Queensland to overhaul environmental bond and rehabilitation regulation
Insight 26 Feb 2018

An overhaul of environmental bond regulation for all resource operators in Queensland will have significant implications for industry operators moving forward. ...

Northern Territory's bold renewable energy target
Insight 11 Dec 2017

The NT Government has released the Roadmap to Renewables report which considers how the Government could successfully implement a policy to achieve half of the Territorys energy requirements from renewable sources by 2030 ...

Implications of High Court ruling for mining lease applications in WA
Insight 23 Aug 2017

The High Court has found the mining warden did not have jurisdiction to hear applications for mining leases over certain Minderoo pastoral holdings, because they were not accompanied by either a mining proposal or a mineralisation report. ...

Full Court dismisses Port of Newcastle access appeal
Insight 18 Aug 2017

The Full Federal Court has dismissed the Port of Newcastles application for review of the Australian Competition Tribunals decision to declare the Ports shipping channel service under the National Access Regime The Full Courts decision confirms the interpretation of the current declaration criteria ...

Getting The Deal Through: Boom in renewables
Insight 04 Aug 2017

Allens Partners Ben Farnsworth Michael Ryan and Tim Stewart were part of the global panel analysing the boom in renewables in the Australian project finance market In Getting the Deal Throughs third annual issue focusing on the global project finance markets Ben Michael and Tim look at the trends ...

Finkel Review - Electricity: Design for a market in transition
Insight 18 Jul 2017

In the fifth of our series analysing the Finkel Review we look at signals for new investment in the National Electricity Market The Reviews responses to this issue reject sweeping changes to the wholesale market structure but call for more immediate and targeted measures to support the transition of ...

Finkel Review - Data: Critical data needs in the national electricity market
Insight 05 Jul 2017

In the fourth of our series analysing the Finkel Review we look at Dr Finkels assessment of the critical data needs in the National Electricity Market NEM including a key recommendation that by the end of 2018 the proposed Energy Security Board in collaboration with the Australian Energy Regulator ...

Finkel Review - Distributed Energy Resources: Unlocking potential and future partnerships
Insight 23 Jun 2017

In the second of our series analysing the Finkel Review we look at Dr Finkels assessment on the growth of distributed energy resources DERs in the Australian energy landscape and his suggestions for future incentivisation and orchestration These suggestions have raised a number of considerations and ...

Finkel Review - Gas: A revolving door or real change?
Insight 20 Jun 2017

In the first of our series analysing the Finkel Review we look at Dr Finkels assessment on the place of gas in the Australian energy landscape and his suggestions for the creation of more efficient gas markets ...

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