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Alpha coal decision brings water issues to the forefront

  • HopgoodGanim
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  • Australia
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  • April 16 2014

The recent decision in Hancock Coal Pty Ltd v Kelly & Ors and Department of Environment and Heritage Protection(No. 4) 2014 QLC 12 is a positive

Mining development applications: benefits vs impacts

  • Maddocks
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  • Australia
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  • April 15 2014

In its recent decision dismissing an appeal against the Land and Environment Court's refusal of a proposed mine extension, the NSW Court of Appeal

Chemicals added to the Hazardous Substances Information System

  • Gadens Lawyers
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  • Australia, European Union
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  • April 14 2014

Safe Work Australia has updated the Hazardous Substances Information System (HSIS) online database to reflect recent changes to the European

How do Australian environmental laws compare?

  • Maddocks
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  • Australia
  • -
  • April 9 2014

Have you ever considered how Australia's environment and climate change laws compare to the laws of other countries? Understanding the differences

Competition and Consumer Act reform unlikely to gag environmentalists

  • MARQUE Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • April 8 2014

There's a lot of talk at the moment about freedom of speech, and not all of it makes sense. The Federal Government wants to relax the prohibitions on

NSW Biodiversity Offsets Policy for Major Projects released for consultation

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • April 3 2014

The role and adequacy of biodiversity offsets in the approval of major projects have long been contentious issues. The difficulty in determining the

New protected plants framework for Queensland

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • April 3 2014

Amendments to the protected plants regulatory framework under the Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NC Act) and regulations commenced on 31 March 2014

Eight questions the Emissions Reduction Fund White Paper needs to answer

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • April 3 2014

The White Paper for the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) is expected to be released in April, accompanied by draft legislation, and industry is hoping

Managing environment risks: contractor management

  • Lander & Rogers
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  • Australia
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  • April 1 2014

When hiring contractors, or bringing together a project team, the first question is unlikely to be: who is liable if there is an environmental breach

Informed consent for entry onto land under the Victorian Water Bill

  • Maddocks
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  • Australia
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  • March 31 2014

It is not uncommon for a water authority to require access to privately owned land for the purpose of carrying out works. To access private land, a