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NSW Government seeks your views on removing resource significance provisions of mining policy
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 9 2015

The NSW Government has released a draft amendment to its State mining policy which would remove the requirement to make the significance of a mineral


More wind farms likely as a result of changes to the Renewable Energy Target
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 25 2015

Australia's Renewable Energy Target for 2020 will be 33,000 GWhpa, following the passage on Tuesday night of the Renewable Energy (Electricity


Stage 1 of the NSW Integrated Mining Policy released for public comment
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 11 2015

The first stage of the NSW Government's Integrated Mining Policy aims to improve the assessment and regulation of major mining projects, and Nick


Renewable Energy Target for 2020 finally set at nearly twice the current size
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 8 2015

Australia's Renewable Energy Target for 2020 will be 33,000 GWhpa, after a deal was hammered out today by the Federal Government and the Opposition


Court settles contest over what constitutes effective community consultation
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 30 2015

The NSW Supreme Court has clarified the requirement for "genuine and effective community consultation" in the NSW Strategic Regional Land Use Policy


National Review of Environmental Regulation: a serious catalyst for reform?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 2 2015

The Interim Report on the National Review of Environmental Regulation released on 19 March 2015 by the Australian Government on behalf of


Independent Panel proposes sweeping biodiversity conservation reform for NSW
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 5 2015

The NSW Independent Biodiversity Legislation Review Panel has submitted its final report on the operation of the NSW legislative and policy framework


NSW mining, petroleum and extractive industries face new land acquisition and mitigation measures
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 5 2015

The use of voluntary land acquisition and mitigation rights for land owners has been clarified under a new framework to manage dust and noise impacts


Protection from protest: a new standard to minimise business disruption in Tasmania
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • December 11 2014

Businesses in Tasmania, specifically including mining and forestry, may soon have significant protection from protest activities, with the passage


Draft mining industry action plan proposes radical reforms for NSW
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • December 11 2014

The NSW Minerals Industry Taskforce has issued a draft report calling for the removal of the Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) and other radical