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Characterisation of prospecting activities in NSW
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • August 22 2016

The Land and Environment Court’s recent decision in the case of People for the Plains Incorporated v Santos NSW (Eastern) Pty Limited and Ors 2016


Herbert Smith Freehills Submission on proposed Victorian Renewable Energy Auction Scheme
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • August 19 2016

The Victorian Government released the following consultation paper in respect of the proposed Victorian Renewable Energy Auction Scheme on Friday 5


Emissions Reduction Fund Safeguard Mechanism setting baseline emissions levels
  • Gadens
  • Australia
  • August 19 2016

The framework for the Federal Government's emissions trading scheme (called the 'Safeguard Mechanism') came into force on 1 July 2016


New Wind Energy Planning Framework - have your say
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 18 2016

The draft Wind Energy Planning Framework is open for comment until Friday 16 September 2016. The NSW Government has taken a significant step to


Court confirms need for cumulative impact assessment
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 18 2016

Proponents must evaluate cumulative impacts of a proposed development and the requirement for specific environmental assessments, such as a species


A CSG water treatment plant can be "prospecting" and does not need development consent in NSW
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 18 2016

The decision in People for the Plains confirms that petroleum title holders have broad latitude to undertake development without consent in some


Winky Pop v Mobil: Lost Opportunities for Land Developers
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • August 18 2016

A recent decision by the Victorian Supreme Court of Appeal in Winky Pop Pty Ltd v Mobil Refining Australia Pty Ltd2016 VSCA 187 has clarified the


Shake-up for Environment Protection: Major reform is on the cards in Victoria
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • August 17 2016

Following eight months of consultation and deliberation, the Victorian Ministerial Advisory Council (MAC) tasked to review the operations of


Environment and Planning Law - National Review 2016
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 17 2016

At the time of writing the 2015 2016 Review, the Commonwealth Government was in caretaker mode, and the policy position to be taken in relation to


Drones, tracking devices and contaminated land
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • August 12 2016

The most significant change relates to the management of contaminated land. The EPA proposes to introduce a 'management agreement' to replace