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AEMO chimes in on energy security measures
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 14 2017

Strategies to ensure energy security and reliability are at the fore of discussions around the role of the NEM and changes that can assist the


Sirius explanation of NSW heritage listing laws
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 3 2017

The Sirius decision has set out the framework for the decision-maker's analysis of undue financial hardship in decision on heritage listing


The renewables debate shifts a gear: Finkel Review proposes Clean Energy Target
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 22 2017

Earlier this month the review panel appointed by the COAG Energy Council and led by Chief Scientist Alan Finkel released its report on the national


Review of Climate Change Policies: any bright ideas?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • March 30 2017

The Commonwealth Department of Environment and Energy released its Discussion Paper for the Government's review of current climate change policies on


Paris Agreement's commencement puts the climate change ball back into Australia's court
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 27 2016

Climate policy in Australia will become a key area of focus over the next 12 months following the Paris Agreement commencement and domestic


NSW Government agencies need to get ready for compulsory land acquisition reforms
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 19 2016

NSW Government agencies will need to review and change their compulsory land acquisition processes and get ready for longer time-frames with the


The heat is on: more commercial properties swept up in energy efficiency rules
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 18 2016

More commercial properties will need NABERS ratings and Building Energy Efficiency Certificates from 1 July 2017. More owners and landlords must


Environment and Planning Law - National Review 2016
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 17 2016

At the time of writing the 2015 2016 Review, the Commonwealth Government was in caretaker mode, and the policy position to be taken in relation to


Fatal blow or flesh wound? Court dismisses challenge to NSW Government's forced Council amalgamations
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 4 2016

The decision casts significant doubt on the likely success of the pending challenges to the council amalgamation process brought by other councils


Safeguarding emissions reductions
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 28 2016

Australia's cap on emissions, the Safeguard Mechanism, will commence on 1 July 2016, but it will need to demand more of large emitters to meet likely