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Environmental laws trump Linc Energy creditors
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • April 13 2017

Today the Queensland Supreme Court held that an insolvent company’s environmental obligations under State law were unaffected by the liquidators’

HR&IR Wellness Update - April 2017
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • April 13 2017

An employer, Toll Transport Pty Ltd (Toll) has been fined $1,000,000 for contraventions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic) (Act

High Court hoses down arguments over thermal coal
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 10 2017

The High Court has ruled out a further appeal over questions of climate change flowing from the reasoning in recent decisions by the Land Court of

Emerging issues for the Australian resources sector in 2017
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • April 5 2017

A range of legislative and policy reforms were introduced over the past 12 months which may significantly impact on Australia’s resources sector

Caltex forced to pay record fine of $400,000 plus costs for petrol spill contained in bund
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 3 2017

Caltex Australia Petroleum Pty Limited (Caltex) has been convicted and ordered to pay $400,000 under an Environmental Service Order, as well as costs

Raising the stakes: Keeping workers safe around mobile mining equipment
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 9 2017

There are lessons to be learned by the mining industry from a Victorian decision which resulted in a major shipping company being convicted under OHS

The Gatherer - Volume 2
  • Wrays
  • Australia
  • February 21 2017

I’m thrilled to share with you volume two of The Gatherer - our regular flagship publication developed by our thought leaders especially for our

Bill introduced in Federal Parliament to address recent Federal Court decision on ILUAs
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 16 2017

On 16 February 2017, the Native Title Amendment (Indigenous

Legislative fix for McGlade native title decision to confirm ILUAs due this week
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 14 2017

The Commonwealth Government is moving to confirm the validity of more than 120 Indigenous land use agreements (ILUAs) that were registered despite

Update - Appeal dismissed - Court confirms $60 million windfall gain
  • Brown Wright Stein Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 14 2017

The Full Court of the Supreme Court of NSW has rejected an appeal against the decision in Forge Group Power Pty Limited (in liquidation) (receivers