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All the best? Drafting and interpreting endeavours clauses in contracts
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 16 2011

Although there's no substantive difference between "best endeavours" and "reasonable endeavours", you should still be careful when drafting and interpreting agreements


NSW Government seeks your views on removing resource significance provisions of mining policy
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 9 2015

The NSW Government has released a draft amendment to its State mining policy which would remove the requirement to make the significance of a mineral


WA parliamentary inquiry into fracking could mean changes to the regulatory regime
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 12 2013

John King and Rebecca Djulbic explain why both current and future proponents need to be prepared for further changes to the regulatory regime for


The Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA) may not apply to your contract after all
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 16 2012

A recent decision provides some clarity in relation to the "mining exclusion" under the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA


Can OHS regulators compel production of board minutes and commercially sensitive information?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 25 2015

The WHS regulator has power to require production of documents when investigating a contravention, or in enforcing and monitoring compliance with


Victoria's streamlined permit application process could breathe new life in the wind farm industry
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 25 2015

Two Planning Scheme Amendments in Victoria, VC124 and VC125, have partially relaxed the previous Government's windfarm policy by streamlining the


Renewable Energy Target for 2020 finally set at nearly twice the current size
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 8 2015

Australia's Renewable Energy Target for 2020 will be 33,000 GWhpa, after a deal was hammered out today by the Federal Government and the Opposition


Energy white paper - more competition, less regulation
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 8 2012

The Australian Federal Government released its Energy White Paper today


Changes to water management in NSW - more flexibility for water trades and clearer controls
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 30 2014

The NSW Parliament recently passed the Water Management Amendment Act 2014, which makes significant changes to the primary water control law in NSW


New water authority for New South Wales, and renewed focus on infrastructure
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 30 2014

New South Wales may soon have a new water authority, responsible for bulk water management across the State, if the Water NSW Bill 2014 continues its