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When ‘liabilities’ do not include all liabilities: A pollution prosecution ‘ended’ by a council amalgamation
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • May 23 2017

The NSW Land and Environment Court has held that the Proclamation which merged Dubbo Council with Wellington Council, to become Dubbo Regional Council


EPA Victoria clarifies that liquid commercial food waste in small packaging is not a prescribed industrial waste
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • May 18 2017

On 1 July 2009 the commencement of the Environment Protection (Industrial Waste Resource) Regulations 2009 (Regulations) transformed the criteria for


Green finance taking root funding Australia’s transition to a low carbon economy
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • May 18 2017

The 2015 Paris Agreement is the world's first comprehensive climate agreement. To date it has been ratified by 144 countries, including Australia


Brisbane River Catchment Flood Study to inform new Q100 flood lines
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • May 16 2017

In the wake of the devastating 2011 floods that inundated parts of South East Queensland, the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry recommended that


Council has perpetual litigator declared vexatious
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 15 2017

The recent decision in The Hills Shire Council v Stankovic 2017 NSWSC 464 is an important decision for local governments as it deals with


Liquidators’ disclaimer power not fail-safe
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • May 12 2017

This week’s TGIF considers Linc Energy Ltd (in Liq) v Chief Executive Dept of Environment & Heritage Protection 2017 QSC 53, in which the Queensland


Five things you need to know about the Queensland Government’s proposed financial assurance and rehabilitation policy
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • May 12 2017

Last year the Queensland Government commissioned the Queensland Treasury Corporation to review the Financial Assurance (FA) framework for the resource


Fee, FIFO, fum: Changes to the FIFO workforce are to come
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 11 2017

The introduction of the Strong and Sustainable Resource Communities Bill 2016 conveys the Queensland Government's election commitment to ensuring


Going to mining rehab: New policies and reforms proposed for ‘Better Mine Rehabilitation for Queensland’
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • May 9 2017

As stated in our recent article about the Queensland government's proposed redesigned financial assurance framework for resource projects, the


Risky business - mine rehabilitation and financial assurance reforms in Queensland
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • May 4 2017

The Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) can require that, as a condition of an environmental authority (EA), the EA