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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


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


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


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


Overhaul of Queensland's planning laws takes next step with release of draft bills
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 8 2014

The Queensland Government's overhaul of the State's planning laws has taken an important step with the release of consultation drafts of the Planning


Insurance tips for flooded businesses
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 7 2011

Partner Fred Hawke explains the main issues for businesses when looking to make a claim for flood losses to Boardroom Radio


Resumption processes to be streamlined under new amendments to the Acquisition of Land Act 1967
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 9 2013

The Land, Water and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 (Qld) was passed by the Queensland Parliament on 3 May 2013. The aim of the Act is to


WA land-owners might soon have clearer idea of their responsibilities for contaminated land
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 7 2012

The WA Supreme Court will consider the threshold question of whether a "person caused or contributed to, that contamination by an act that was done without lawful authority"


Contaminated sites: pollution without lawful authority?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 5 2012

The Court confirmed that lease covenants for the operation of sites are likely to be very relevant to identifying who's assumed the responsibility of preventing pollution


How will Queensland's new Strategic Cropping Land Act affect resources projects?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 2 2012

If you are planning a resource project and land you wish to develop is shown as potential Strategic Cropping Land on the trigger maps published by DERM, what needs to be done to get the project up and running?