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Mining Sector Update – Australia and Papua New Guinea: Special Edition - Rocky Hill decision
This briefing examines the implications of the Rocky Hill Coal Mine decision and how it might affect the mining sector.
Australia
24 May 2019
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Lessons from Rocky Hill: why proponents of major projects need to consider the link between climate change and human rights
By refusing development consent, the Court drew attention to the increasing importance of human rights considerations.
Australia
24 May 2019
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The implications of the recent Rocky Hill decision for major development
The climate change-related reasons for refusal of the Rocky Hill mine will impact all high GHG emitting developments.
Australia
21 May 2019
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US courts link glyphosate use with non-Hodgkins lymphoma: what are the implications for Australia?
Implications for Australia of the recent US case involving risks associated with use of glyphosate.
Australia
8 May 2019
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Some practical environmental and social tips in response to the Rocky Hill Coal Project decision
Proponents should ensure that all applications address the concerns of the community, climate change and social impacts.
Australia
22 Mar 2019
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Where to from Opal and Lacrosse? Towards a better assurance system in NSW construction industry
A new structure must ensure that only qualified and certified professionals conduct design-related and certifier duties.
Australia
15 Mar 2019
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NSW Land and Environment Court refuses development approval for Rocky Hill Coal Mine Project on climate change grounds
This decision to refuse approval could affect the viability of other fossil fuel-dependent industries in Australia.
Australia
16 Feb 2019
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NSW legislative changes to curb illegal dumping of asbestos waste
The 2018 amending act has doubled penalties and created new offences for the unlawful disposal and use of asbestos waste.
Australia
14 Feb 2019
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Is there a role for a Federal EPA on PFAS and other emerging contaminants?
These nine recommendations aim to contain PFAS and ensure the health and financial stability of affected communities.
Australia
11 Jan 2019
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Murky waters: proposed amendments to Basel Convention on transboundary movements of hazardous waste
These amendments proposed by Norway are intended to minimise marine pollution and the illegal dumping of plastic waste.
Australia
7 Jan 2019
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New combustible cladding regulations to commence in New South Wales
Owners of certain types of buildings must check for external combustible cladding and register all affected buildings.
Australia
6 Sep 2018
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NSW Modern Slavery Act and Commonwealth Slavery Bill: How will organisations be affected by the reporting requirements?
Both regimes aim to ensure that companies provide a modern slavery statement available for customers and the public.
Australia
5 Jul 2018
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Political donations under the microscope again in NSW
Companies must ensure they have procedures to ensure that any reportable political donations are appropriately recorded.
Australia
25 Apr 2018
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NSW Land and Environment Court offers clarification on NSW Deemed Refusal appeal times
When amendments are made to a DA, developers should request the consent authority's formal agreement to the amended DA.
Australia
19 Apr 2018
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Mining Sector Update - Australia and Papua New Guinea: March 2018
This will keep you up-to-date with mining deals, market rumours, potential opportunities and relevant regulatory updates.
Australia
10 Mar 2018
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Respecting and enhancing local character: Changes to NSW planning process on the way
Forthcoming changes to the NSW planning process include a circular to assist local councils to protect local character.
Australia
5 Mar 2018
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Wild law and the Murray Darling Basin: a creative solution to a wicked problem
Like in NZ, perhaps natural resources, such as rivers and mountains, should be granted standing to sue for their own protection.
Australia
21 Feb 2018
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A tale of three cities: a vision for a connected state in New South Wales
A unified vision of land use, transport and infrastructure is at the heart of the draft Greater Sydney Region Plan.
Australia
8 Jan 2018
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New scheme to require NSW building owners to register buildings with cladding
In response to the use of non-compliant cladding materials, the NSW Government released draft regulations for comment.
Australia
22 Dec 2017
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NSW introduces unsafe building products controls
New NSW laws address the use of unsafe building products in commercial, residential and industrial buildings.
Australia
22 Nov 2017
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