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Offsets to “advance” at the Commonwealth level - flexibility for the trade and transfer of offsets
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • August 26 2015

The full potential to be derived from the creation of offsets may now be realised following the release of the Commonwealth's draft "Advanced


Federal government attempts to limit environmental ‘vigilante litigation’
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • August 26 2015

The Federal government last week made a high profile announcement that it wants to reduce the ability of activists to legally challenge Federal


Wind generation appeals update - August 2015
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • August 26 2015

Proposal for a single turbine with a maximum blade tip height of 77m. The main issue was the effect upon the character and visual amenity of the area


Carbon opportunities
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • August 21 2015

Whilst the carbon "tax" has been officially shelved, there is still considerable commercial opportunity associated with greenhouse gas management in


Release of draft policy statement on EPBC Act advanced environmental offsets
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 20 2015

The Commonwealth Department of the Environment has released a working draft of its policy statement on advanced environmental offsets under the


De-risking environmental and planning decisions: getting the process right
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 20 2015

Administrative decisions on environmental or planning approvals are under increasing scrutiny, and errors in the decision-making process can derail a


Court confirms Sell & Parker stuck between a rock and a hard place
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 19 2015

The NSW Land and Environment Court has recently determined that Sell & Parker Pty Limited have no current right of appeal in relation to a


Hard yakka getting approval for Adani Carmichael coal mine
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • August 17 2015

Rare Australian species the yakka skink and the ornamental snake have brought plans for Australia's largest coal mine to a halt. The approval of


Australia is latest country to submit climate targets to UN
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia, Global
  • August 14 2015

On 11 August 2015, the Australian Government submitted its long awaited Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to the United Nations


Australia's emissions reduction target
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • August 14 2015

The government has this week (11 August 2015) announced Australia will commit to reduce carbon emissions by 26 to 28 per cent by 2030 based on 2005