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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


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


Battery technology drives electricity rule change
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 18 2016

Proponents who want to install and operate batteries will need to keep an eye out for more regulatory changes that may come from the AEMC Integration


The heat is on: more commercial properties swept up in energy efficiency rules
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 18 2016

More commercial properties will need NABERS ratings and Building Energy Efficiency Certificates from 1 July 2017. More owners and landlords must


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


New Native Vegetation regulations in South Australia
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 4 2016

The draft Regulations aim to bring greater clarity and a streamlined process to native vegetation clearing in South Australia. New draft Native


New Petroleum (Environment) Regulations commence in the NT
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 21 2016

There are significant changes between the draft and final versions of the Regulations, including an expanded definition of a "regulated activity". New


Amendment to NT Petroleum Act for regulations to protect the environment
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 9 2016

The Northern Territory Government has passed a Bill to amend the Petroleum Act to allow the Minister for Mines and Energy to exercise discretion and


Land holder rights in mining exploration broader than expected, according to NSW Court
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 26 2016

This decision may affect the way access arrangements are interpreted, especially whether they cover all relevant "significant improvements". A recent


Australia signs up to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 12 2016

The EITI is a global standard that promotes open, accountable and inclusive management of natural resources. The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie