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Notification of plains clans Wonnarua People's native title determination application

  • McCullough Robertson
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  • Australia
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  • April 2 2015

As McCullough Robertson has previously covered in one of its alerts, the native title claim that Scott Franks and Anor had filed on behalf of the

A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update - May 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2014

Scottish independence referendum - The referendum will take place on 18 September 2014. Scottish independence raises many complex legal and political

Burial and Cremation Act 2013 What everyone is dying to know!

  • Norman Waterhouse
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  • Australia
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  • June 24 2013

The Burial and Cremation Act 2013 (SA) (the Act) has now received assent and will shortly come into operation. The Act will regulate all cemeteries

Queensland Reconstruction Authority Bill introduced into Parliament

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 17 2011

'The summer of 201011 will be remembered as our summer of sorrow.'

Native Title Amendment (Reform) Bill 2014 (Cth) watch this space!

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • March 14 2014

The amendments to the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) which were proposed by our previous Government have been reawakened, including offshore recognition

Changes to Queensland mining legislation that will affect compulsory acquisition

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • September 30 2013

Native Title Rights v Compulsory Acquisitions Changes to Queensland mining legislation, including the Mineral Resources Act 1989, in August 2013 have

Australia: Federal Court confirms National Native Title Tribunal's approach to future act determinations

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 30 2013

In Watson on behalf of Nyikina & Mangala v Backreef Oil Pty Ltd 2013 FCA 1432, the Federal Court of Australia rejected several challenges to the

Money for nothing acquisition of land compensation in enhancement cases

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
  • -
  • February 14 2011

This article examines two recent cases in which compensation for the compulsory acquisition of private land for public purposes was held to be nil

An evaluation of the administrative law role of the Queensland Planning and Environment Court

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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  • Australia
  • -
  • August 8 2012

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the administrative law role of the Queensland Planning Environment Court

Changes to land rich duty in Victoria from 1 July 2012

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • October 25 2011

As announced by the Victorian Treasurer in the State Budget, the land rich duty provisions of the Duties Act 2000 will be changed into a ‘landholder duty’ model from 1 July 2012