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Public land managers - are you aware of the new Aboriginal cultural heritage land management agreements?
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 4 2016

The Aboriginal Heritage Amendment Act 2016 (Vic) (Act) introduces a new form of agreement to minimise the need for numerous permits where public land

Victoria State Budget 2015-16: reforms to foreign investment in land
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • May 5 2015

Today, the Treasurer of Victoria, the Hon. Tim Pallas, handed down the 2015-16 State Budget. Recognising the recent increase in foreign investment in

Burial and Cremation Act 2013 What everyone is dying to know!
  • Norman Waterhouse
  • Australia
  • June 24 2013

The Burial and Cremation Act 2013 (SA) (the Act) has now received assent and will shortly come into operation. The Act will regulate all cemeteries

Amendments to the Native Title Act 1993
  • Rockwell Olivier
  • Australia
  • November 6 2013

It's been almost 20 years since the introduction of the Native Title Act 1993 (the Act). Despite this, many parts of the Act are still unclear and

An evaluation of the administrative law role of the Queensland Planning and Environment Court
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • August 8 2012

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the administrative law role of the Queensland Planning Environment Court

The first compensation determination: De Rose v State of South Australia 2013 FCA 988
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • October 8 2013

On 1 October 2013, the Federal Court of Australia delivered Judgment in a compensation application associated with the De Rose Hill native title

Envisage magazine - Spring 2015
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • October 27 2015

When the LNP government was elected in 2012 it took immediate steps to reform Queensland’s planning system. The centrepiece of the planning reform

Police duty of reasonable investigation only goes so far, says Australian court
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Australia
  • March 15 2012

It’s a bummer when the demolition crew pulls down the wrong building, but your ability to pin that on the cop who dropped by the site is limited, according to the Victoria trial court in Taha v Shaq Industries Pty Ltd, 2012 VSC 30

Queensland Reconstruction Authority Bill introduced into Parliament
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • February 17 2011

'The summer of 201011 will be remembered as our summer of sorrow.'

NSW Government calls for innovation in social housing
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • December 17 2014

In 2012, the Auditor-General of NSW conducted a Performance Audit into the New South Wales social housing system (NSW SHS). The Audit Report