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Costs orders in the Roe 8 saga: No 'free kick' for public interest litigants
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 5 2016

On 1 November 2016, the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Western Australia delivered its decision


Unchain my environmental responsibilities. The Environmental Protection (Chain of Responsibility) Amendment Act 2016 (Qld) explained
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • December 1 2016

The insolvency profession (and the Queensland market in particular) has been abuzz this year with the issue of CORA - a shorthand reference to the


Insurance industry predictions: 2017
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia, Brazil, Global, India, USA
  • December 1 2016

As a world leader, Brazilian agriculture has seen strong growth for over three decades. Total agricultural output has more than doubled in volume


Section 180(1) of the Corporations Act: a backdoor means of prosecuting company directors for corporate contraventions of environmental law?
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • November 30 2016

In recent years, ASIC has used what some have described as a 'stepping stone' approach to a directors' statutory duty of care.1 Not surprisingly


Australian Draft National Standard for the Environmental Risk Management of Industrial Chemicals Addresses Nanomaterials
  • Bergeson & Campbell PC
  • Australia
  • November 30 2016

On November 24, 2016, the Australian Department of the Environment and Energy began a public consultation on the Draft National Standard for the


NSW container deposit scheme to commence in mid-2017
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • November 25 2016

NSW looks set to become the third State or Territory, after South Australia and the Northern Territory, to implement a container deposit scheme (CDs


New End of Waste framework to assist with changing our perception of waste
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 24 2016

Waste producers not currently supplying their waste should be aware that there are even better opportunities to do so under the new end of waste


A new approach to biodiversity conservation and land management
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 24 2016

The most significant changes to NSW biodiversity laws in at least a decade provide new opportunities and obligations for developers, infrastructure


NSW Government introduces further coastal management reforms
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 24 2016

On Friday 11 November, the NSW Government released a draft State Environmental Planning Policy (Coastal Management) 2016 (Coastal Management SEPP) for


Balancing flexibility and fairness: a review of the policy framework for Voluntary Planning Agreements
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • November 23 2016

The recent release by the NSW Government of a revised Practice Note and draft Direction and circular regarding the use of Voluntary Planning