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Long-term strategic vision released for Greater Sydney
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • December 8 2016

The Greater Sydney Commission (GSC) reached a milestone as the new strategic planning body for the Greater Sydney region last month. On 21 November


A new approach to biodiversity conservation and land management
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 24 2016

The most significant changes to NSW biodiversity laws in at least a decade provide new opportunities and obligations for developers, infrastructure


Clearing the air - NSW Clean Air paper proposes widespread regulatory reforms
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 10 2016

The NSW Government is proposing wide-ranging strategies to improve air quality, affecting manufacturing, energy generation, mining, construction


Waste management reforms proposed for South Australia
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 27 2016

A consultation draft bill proposes expanded offences, limits on waste stockpiling, tougher sentences for waste related activities, and the wider use


NSW Government agencies need to get ready for compulsory land acquisition reforms
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 19 2016

NSW Government agencies will need to review and change their compulsory land acquisition processes and get ready for longer time-frames with the


Holy Scrap! Parliament passes new scrap metal controls
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 29 2016

NSW scrap metal dealers should contact their local police station to organise registration, and familiarise themselves with the new identification


New Wind Energy Planning Framework - have your say
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 18 2016

The draft Wind Energy Planning Framework is open for comment until Friday 16 September 2016. The NSW Government has taken a significant step to


A CSG water treatment plant can be "prospecting" and does not need development consent in NSW
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 18 2016

The decision in People for the Plains confirms that petroleum title holders have broad latitude to undertake development without consent in some


Environment and Planning Law - National Review 2016
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 17 2016

At the time of writing the 2015 2016 Review, the Commonwealth Government was in caretaker mode, and the policy position to be taken in relation to


Land holder rights in mining exploration broader than expected, according to NSW Court
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 26 2016

This decision may affect the way access arrangements are interpreted, especially whether they cover all relevant "significant improvements". A recent