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High Court: native title not extinguished by Commonwealth control of land in WWII
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • May 18 2015

On 13 May 2015, a split decision in the High Court was handed down in the case ofQueensland v Congoo 2015 HCA 17, ruling that military orders


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


Victoria State Budget 2015-16: reforms to foreign investment in property
  • 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


Changes to Queensland mining legislation that will affect compulsory acquisition
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 30 2013

Native Title Rights v Compulsory Acquisitions Changes to Queensland mining legislation, including the Mineral Resources Act 1989, in August 2013 have


Australia: Federal Court confirms National Native Title Tribunal's approach to future act determinations
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • December 30 2013

In Watson on behalf of Nyikina & Mangala v Backreef Oil Pty Ltd 2013 FCA 1432, the Federal Court of Australia rejected several challenges to the


New standard contracts and disclosure documents
  • Hunt & Hunt
  • Australia
  • October 26 2013

The NSW Government has introduced a number of important changes to the regulation of retirement villages in NSW, in the Retirement Villages


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.'


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


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


A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update - May 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
  • May 23 2014

Scottish independence referendum - The referendum will take place on 18 September 2014. Scottish independence raises many complex legal and political