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NT Government to grant freehold to holders of exclusive native title in Territory towns

Australia - June 10 2021 Key reforms required to give effect to the Town Lands Native Title Policy have been implemented by the passing of the Land Title Amendment Act 2021…

Georgia Davis, Ruby Rayner, Tosin Aro.

"Extortionate valuation" and witness independence questioned in Queensland mining lease compensation case

Australia - June 10 2021 Delivered on 27 May 2021 by Member Stilgoe OAM, Hail Creek Coal Holding Pty Limited & Ors v Michelmore [2021] QLC 19 was a determination of…

Matthew Hales, Patrick Cranley.

Three significant climate change developments in Australia and overseas with implications for resource projects

Australia - May 27 2021 The Federal Court has just held Australian children are owed a duty of care by the Federal Minister for the Environment when considering the…

Ben Cansdale, Brad Wylynko, Brendan Bateman, Brett Cohen, Claire Smith, Damien Gardiner, Dan Howard, Emma Covacevich, Karen Trainor, Kathryn Pacey, Margaret Michaels, Nick Thomas, Sallyanne Everett, Stuart MacGregor.

Land Court rejects MERCPA landowner compensation claim without evidence to support factual assumptions of expert

Australia - May 13 2021 A recent Land Court of Queensland compensation decision confirms the importance of landowners disclosing information that may materially affect the…

Jasmin Singh, Matthew Hales.

Mining companies liable for native title compensation? On the Court's radar!

Australia - May 13 2021 The Federal Court, in Tjiwarl Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC and State of Western Australia [2021] FCA 438 (Tjiwarl Compensation Case), recently…

Georgia Davis, Tosin Aro.