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Increase in water contamination fines - a Christmas present you may not want to receive

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • December 11 2014

The State has significantly increased the maximum penalty attached to various offences under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (EPA) including

Abolition of the National Water Commission the end of an era of national water reform

  • Maddocks
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  • Australia
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  • December 10 2014

The National Water Commission (NWC) is an independent statutory authority established in 2004 to provide advice to the Council of Australian

Status of urban water reform around Australia

  • Maddocks
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  • Australia
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  • December 10 2014

Urban water reform is underway in a number of jurisdictions in Australia. This article, outlines some of the key aspects of proposals for reform in

In case of emergency: NSW Office of water investigates emergency groundwater supply for Broken Hill

  • Maddocks
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  • Australia
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  • December 10 2014

The inflows into Lake Menindee, which supplies Broken Hill with water, have dwindled to almost zero, resulting in a risk to Broken Hill's water

Is your Marina ready for storm season?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • December 4 2014

The need to be prepared for the storm season will be front of mind for many Marinas. Most marinas will have systems and plans in place to minimise

Update on amendments to Queensland’s financial assurance system

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • December 3 2014

Queensland's Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (DEHP) has recently announced that it will not proceed with the reforms to the

Amendments to Emissions Reduction Fund

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • December 3 2014

On 31 October 2014, the Senate passed the Government's proposed bill to amend the Carbon Credits (Carbon Faming Initiative) Act 2011 (Act) (with

Release of the NSW Gas Plan

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • December 2 2014

On 13 November 2014, the NSW Government released its Gas Plan which is designed to deliver world's best practice regulation and secure vital gas

New safety laws added to overlapping tenure regime with passage of Water Reform and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014

  • HopgoodGanim
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  • Australia
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  • December 1 2014

On 26 November 2014, the Queensland Parliament passed the Water Reform and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 (Amendment Act). Among other changes

Update on the JAEPA, the new Biosecurity Bills and the llegal Logging Legislation

  • Gadens Lawyers
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  • Australia, Japan
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  • December 1 2014

As we move into the last sitting week for Federal Parliament for 2014, there have been significant moves in relation to legislation for the Japan -