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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


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


South Australia rejects permanent ban on hydraulic stimulation in favour of enquiry
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 3 2014

The South Australian Parliament has rejected a private member Bill from Mark Parnell, The Petroleum and Geothermal Energy (Hydraulic Fracturing


Update on amendments to Queensland’s financial assurance system
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 3 2014

Queensland's Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (DEHP) has recently announced that it will not proceed with the reforms to the


Amendments to Emissions Reduction Fund
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 3 2014

On 31 October 2014, the Senate passed the Government's proposed bill to amend the Carbon Credits (Carbon Faming Initiative) Act 2011 (Act) (with


Resource super profits tax (RSPT)
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 31 2010

The Government has announced that it proposes to introduce a RSPT on 1 July 2012 at a rate of 40 on profits made from the exploitation of Australia's non renewable resources


A changed coalface: the impact of the Southern Coalfields Inquiry in NSW
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 4 2011

In 2006, amid growing publicised concern of the possible negative effects of underground coal mining to the south of Sydney, the NSW State Government commissioned an independent expert panel to generally review underground mining in the Illawarra region and its impact on significant natural features


Water for mining
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • January 20 2013

Mining companies operating on the Eyre Peninsula, SA might be interested in an interim report tabled in parliament recently. The report looks into