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New environmental legislation operative in NSW

Australia - March 14 2022 Directors and related bodies corporate that benefit from environmental offences committed by a corporation are subject to new liabilities and the NSW…

Tom Dougherty, Peter Briggs, Rebecca Saleme

NSW overhauls environmental legislation, expanding liability and strengthening enforcement powers

Australia - February 27 2022 On 24 February 2022, the NSW Parliament passed a Bill to amend five key pieces of environmental legislation. The amendments are wide-ranging and will…

Tom Dougherty, Peter Briggs

NSW Heritage Act review report published

Australia - November 4 2021 The NSW Legislative Council’s Standing Committee on Social Issues has published its report on its review of the Heritage Act 1977 (NSW). The report…

Peter Briggs, Rebecca Davie

NSW Government responds to submissions on plans for the Western Sydney Aerotropolis

Australia - November 2 2021 The NSW Government has published a report in response to submissions received on the previously exhibited Western Sydney Aerotropolis Planning…

Tom Dougherty, Peter Briggs

NSW Land and Environment Court directly links the security and nature of an acquired interest in land to the reasonableness of relocation

Australia - August 30 2021 The NSW Land and Environment Court has rejected a claim for compensation for disturbance, reinstatement costs or special value on the basis that the…

Peter Briggs, Daniel Webster