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New flexibility in commonwealth water rules
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • October 12 2012

The Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, the Hon Tony Burke MP, has issued a public notice indicating that he proposes to make amendments to the Water Market Rules 2009 (Cth) and the Water Charge (Termination Fees) Rules 2010 (Cth


Approval of uranium project paves the way for a new industry in WA
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 6 2013

On 2 April 2013, the Federal Government gave final environmental approval to Toro Energy's uranium project at Wiluna in Western Australia. The


Exploration expenditure under the microscope
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • September 11 2013

On 14 May 2013, then Treasurer Wayne Swan foreshadowed reform to the immediate deduction entitlement for exploration expenditure. This announcement


ICAC recommends significant changes to NSW's management of coal resources
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 7 2013

In the wake of damning findings about the grant of two coal mining exploration licences during the term of the former NSW Government, the NSW


Supreme Court of Victoria finds a dispute resolution clause to be uncertain and unenforceable in WTE Co-Generation & Anor v RCR Energy Pty Ltd & Anor
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • July 29 2013

A dispute resolution clause which provided for the parties to "meet to attempt to resolve the dispute or to agree on methods of doing so" was just an


NSW streamlines standard mining lease conditions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • October 23 2013

On 17 October 2013, the NSW Resources and Energy Minister Chris Hartcher announced significant amendments to the standard conditions for mining


AER releases revised Network Service Provider Registration Exemption Guideline
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • October 24 2013

The AER has released the revised Network Service Provider Registration Exemption Guideline (Guideline) and accompanying final decision. The revised


Queensland government calls for EOI in its lucrative bauxite leases
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • September 19 2012

The Queensland government has called for expressions of interest in its lucrative bauxite leases in far north Queensland, but with a twist, the private sector must come up with initiatives to financially benefit Cape York indigenous communities


The increasing importance of mine closure planning
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • March 7 2013

Mine closure is an area of increasing importance and proper planning is now expected at the earliest stages of project development. In order to obtain


First tranche of new resources laws passed by Queensland Parliament
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • September 12 2014

On 9 September 2014, the Queensland Parliament passed the Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Bill 2014 (Qld) (we will call this the