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Minerals Resource Rent Tax reforms
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 9 2013

The Australian Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has introduced legislation to repeal the Minerals Resource Rent Tax (MRRT). This is likely to put an end


Exploration development incentive credit scheme approved
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 11 2015

Last week, both Houses of Parliament approved the implementation of the much awaited exploration development incentive scheme through the adoption of


NSW WHS - draft mining codes of practise
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 11 2015

Five new Codes of Practice relating to mine health and safety have been approved by the New South Wales Minister for Resources and Energy, the Hon


NSW Coal Seam Gas industry - major new developments proposed
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 13 2014

On 13 November 2014, the Baird Government announced a new regime for the regulation of Coal Seam Gas exploration in New South Wales. The new NSW 'Gas


NSW mining projects - recent legislation
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 11 2015

The State Environmental Planning Policy Amendment (Gas Exploration and Mining) 2014 came into force on 19 December 2014. It was created under section


In conversation with... John Cotter, Chairman of the GasFields Commission Queensland
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 11 2015

The GasFields Commission Queensland is an independent statutory body formed to manage and improve sustainable coexistence among rural landholders


South Australian nuclear Royal Commission
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 11 2015

The South Australian Government has recently announced the appointment of a Royal Commission into the potential role of the State in the nuclear fuel


Consequences of not “fixing” a price for a “fixed” term energy contract
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • June 23 2015

In December 2014, Justice White of the Federal Court made a finding that AGL South Australia Pty Ltd made false or misleading representations and


Metgasco’s success against NSW Minister for Resources and Energy: ensuring those in power act within power
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 28 2015

Last week's decision of Justice Button of the NSW Supreme Court, which quashed two decisions made by the Minister's delegate relating to the


Cartel conduct - it’s not such a gas, gas, gas
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 19 2014

A whopping $8.3m in penalties were recently imposed by the Federal Court on two companies and three individuals who engaged in cartel conduct