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Heading for the baseline: Government opens consultation on greenhouse emissions Safeguard Mechanism

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • April 2 2015

The Government has released its long-awaited discussion paper on the proposed Safeguard Mechanism. As the other book-end of Government climate change

First Emissions Reduction Fund auction scheduled for 15 April 2015

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 19 2015

Bidders on the first Emissions Reduction Fund auction will have two months to prepare, with the announcement that it will be held from 9:00 am AEST on

The Lima Climate Change Conference: the bumpy road to Paris

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia, Global
  • -
  • February 5 2015

Governments are aiming to produce a new international agreement in Paris later this year, defining the next stage of the global effort to reduce

Major leap proposed for NSW planning enforcement powers

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 30 2014

NSW will get a new structure for environmental offences and major increases in maximum penalties if the Environmental Planning and Assessment Bill

Acquisition "on just terms": the status of the "just terms override" in NSW land acquisition matters

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 7 2014

In compulsory land acquisition matters in NSW, there has been some debate as to whether the Land Acquisition (Just Terms Acquisition) Act 1991 (Just

Australian carbon price finally repealed

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 16 2014

The Australian Senate today passed the bills repealing the Clean Energy Act 2011, the centrepiece of the Australian carbon price scheme that

Australian carbon price repeal fails, for now

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 11 2014

The Australian Senate yesterday rejected the bills repealing the Clean Energy Act 2011, the centrepiece of the Australian carbon price scheme that

Government introduces Emissions Reduction Fund laws into Parliament - along with some changes

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • June 26 2014

Legislation for the Federal Government's Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF), the Carbon Farming Initiative Amendment Bill 2014 (ERF Bill), was introduced

The long arm of carbon pricing: your long-term supply contract might allow costs to be passed on

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • June 12 2014

Contracts entered into many years before the commencement of the carbon pricing mechanism under the Clean Energy Act 2011 (Cth) may nevertheless

Expanded powers and tougher penalties for environmental offences in NSW

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • June 12 2014

On 28 May 2014, NSW Environment Minister Rob Stokes announced a range of measures aimed to strengthen the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and