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Native title rights to fish mean state legislation is mere abalone
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 21 2013

The High Court has held that native title rights to Hunt, fish and gather can trump state legislation that conflicts with their continued exercise


Common Provisions Act: what you need to do to get ready for its imminent commencement
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 18 2014

The Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Act 2014 (Qld) (CP Act) was passed on 9 September 2014 and is to commence on a date to be fixed


National framework for remediating contaminated sites in the pipeline
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 30 2014

It has long been recognized that Australia has no standalone legislation at a national level that deals specifically with the remediation (as opposed


NSW Planning Bill finalised and introduced into Parliament
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 24 2013

After a lengthy consultation process, the long-awaited Planning Bill 2013 was introduced into State Parliament on Tuesday. According to the


Queensland reforms the land acquisition process for relatively straightforward resumptions
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • March 14 2013

The Land, Water and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 was introduced into the Queensland Parliament by the Minister for Natural Resources and


Court applies precautionary principle to asbestos contaminated fill material
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 6 2013

A recent decision of Justice Pepper in the Land & Environment Court in Wollondilly Shire Council v Foxman Environmental Development Services Pty Ltd


Biobanking in NSW - an overview
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 19 2011

Landowners can generate income by selling biodiversity credits


Part 3A is dead (well, almost) - now get to grips with NSW's new state significant approval law
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 23 2011

The NSW Parliament passed the Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment (Part 3A Repeal) Act 2011 on 22 June, bringing to an end the old Part 3A regime and ushering in a new one


Life after Part 3A in NSW - the new regime for major project approvals
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 25 2011

The NSW Government has now passed legislation to replace the Part 3A major projects approval regime, and the new regime is expected to start next month


Geothermal Energy Act 2010: Queensland's new regime for land access for resource tenements - part 2
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 16 2011

Strict time-frames and obligations have been established for negotiating a conduct and compensation agreement or obtaining a resolution of compensation issues through a conference (or alternative dispute resolution process) or a Land Court determination