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Mining royalties publicly owned minerals copper and gold

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 20 2010

The NSW Mining Act provides that the holder of a mining lease must pay a royalty to the Minister on minerals recovered under the lease which are "publicly owned minerals"

Carbon price framework announced: implications for resources companies

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 15 2011

On 10 July 2011, the Government announced the framework for its Carbon Price scheme

Importing drilling rigs into Australia

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 24 2013

Oil and gas companies who are considering importing oil and gas drilling rigs into Australia might be interested to know which government authorities

Mining information stamp duty

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 27 2013

When a mineral or petroleum interest is transferred, often there is accompanying mining information. A separate consideration may be provided for the

Cancellation of coal licences: NSW ICAC corruption findings lead to legislation to cancel coal licences

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 21 2014

The Mining Amendment (ICAC Operations Jasper and Acacia) Act 2014 was assented to on 31 January 2014. The legislation cancelled certain explorations

Recent initiatives in NSW

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • January 20 2013

The NSW Government has announced and legislated for the abolition of the previous 5 year exemption from royalties for CSG with a 10 of well head

Building energy efficiency disclosure

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 17 2010

The disclosure obligations to be introduced under the new Building Energy Efficiency Disclosure Legislation were discussed in the June edition of e-Bulletin

Arnold & ors v Minister Administering the Water Management Act 2000 - still waters run deep

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • April 29 2010

Corporate Associate Will Fennell considers the High Court’s recent decision regarding the application of section 100 of the Commonwealth Constitution to the reduction of NSW bore water licence rights pursuant to the National Water Initiative

Queensland’s recent legislation sets new hurdles for resource projects

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 11 2012

The Strategic Cropping Land Act 2011 (Qld) came into force on 30 January 2012 in an endeavour to restrict mining and petroleum activities on certain areas of state land

Reporting on oil and gas reserves

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 21 2010

As far back as June 2007 the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) proposed amending its listing rules to introduce minimum standards for oil and gas exploration and production companies to report their reserves and resources