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Senate passes Clean Energy Legislation

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • November 8 2011

The Senate has just passed the Government's Clean Energy Legislation without any amendments

Proposed wind farm guidelines for NSW

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • January 19 2012

Draft planning guidelines for wind farms in NSW could make approval processes more complex and time-consuming, set possibly the world's strictest noise standards, and limit opportunities for placing wind turbines within 2km of a residence

Nothing improper in WA Planning Minister's intervention in controversial resource development

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • July 19 2012

Industry will need to evaluate the need for and timing of high-level government intervention, its impact on environmental assessment processes and public reaction

New government for climate change, renewables and energy efficiency

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • September 8 2010

We have certainty (for now) that there is an ALP minority government, but there is still great uncertainty on climate change policy

Does the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA) apply to construction work on mining tenements?

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • August 1 2013

A recent Queensland Supreme Court decision could mean that construction work carried out on a mining lease is not subject to the Building and

Carbon countdown

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • May 31 2012

Australia is finally set to see the most significant Australian economic reform since the GST the introduction of a carbon price mechanism

Don’t kill the golden goose before it lays an egg: time to review restrictions on the unconventional gas sector

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • August 5 2013

It's time for a reconsideration of restrictions on shale and coal seam gas development. With Victoria and New South Wales facing an uncertain energy

Power a sector under siege

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 6 2012

Electricity is a hot topic. Increasing prices have led to cries to do ‘something’ and a blame game between the Commonwealth, sensitive to the impact of the carbon tax and the states which still own most electricity transmission and distribution infrastructure

Price review clauses in long term energy contracts

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • September 13 2012

Price adjustment mechanisms are a common feature of long term energy contracts

The significance of mineral resources is now the principal consideration in determining mining proposals - but will this development be short lived?

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • December 9 2013

On 4 November 2013, State Environmental Planning Policy (Mining, Petroleum Production and Extractive Industries) Amendment (Resource Significance