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The GasFields Commission Review - the Queensland Government responds
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • December 8 2016

The State Government has accepted the majority of the GasFields Commission Review's recommendations, and consultation on legislative changes will


New building and precinct standards for reaching net zero emissions
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • December 8 2016

On 30 November 2016, the Commonwealth Department of Environment and Energy released a draft National Carbon Offset Standard for Buildings and draft


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


Real Estate in 2016, what did I miss? and what do I need to know?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 24 2016

Real estate regulation in Australia moved in great leaps in 2016, from strata law reforms to tax changes and identification requirements, and a whole


Defective caveats are ineffective caveats
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 10 2016

Failure to comply may mean that the caveat will be ineffective to prevent registrations of interests inconsistent with the caveat or could be grounds


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


Are your conditions precedent clear enough?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 29 2016

Clearly-drafted conditions precedent are important to ensure there is no dispute in the first place as to whether the conditions have been satisfied


"Good things happen when you get your priorities right" - NSW gets priority notices
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 29 2016

A priority notice provides an inexpensive and simple way of preventing new legal interests in the land being registered prior to registration of the


WA's biodiversity conservation milestone
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 29 2016

The WA State Parliament has passed the Biodiversity Conservation Bill 2015, which will replace the outdated conservation legislation and bring WA up


Rangelands land tenure reform on hold for now
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 29 2016

The draft Land Administration Amendment Bill 2016 will not be introduced to the WA Parliament during this term of government. But proposals for