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The Future of 5G: Government Enquiry

5G, the next evolution of mobile technology, has already landed in Australia with both Telstra and Optus recently launching 5G products in selected areas. When it is fully...

23 September 2019

New Scope For Conditional Approval Of Mining Projects? NSW Independent Planning Commission Steps in to the Climate Change Policy Role.

Wambo has been approved by the IPC on the condition of preparing an Export Management Plan intended to minimise the Scope 3 GHGEs produced by the Project.

05 September 2019

Binding joint venture agreement or an agreement to agree?

The recent decision in Bacchus Resources Pty Ltd v Talisman Mining Limited [2019] NSWSC 1044 revisited the question of whether an agreement to negotiate in good faith so...

04 September 2019

Significant rehabilitation and security reforms passed by Queensland parliament

The MERFP Bill is a key aspect of the Queensland government’s initiative to improve environmental management and rehabilitation across Queensland and minimise the Government’s exposure to failed rehabilitation.

16 November 2018

Head north for change – new Northern Territory environmental reforms

The Northern Territory Government has further advanced its overhaul of the current Northern Territory environmental regulatory system with the public release of the draft Environment Protection Bill 2019...

19 October 2018

All over takeovers: Developments since 1 July

There has continued to be considerable activity in the takeovers regulatory space over the last 3 months. This article provides a snapshot of applications made to the Panel...

12 October 2018

Morrison’s Christmas promise: Indonesia-Australia free trade agreement

Australia’s new Prime Minister, Scott Morrison has promised the long awaited Indonesia-Australia free trade agreement by Christmas. The announcement is a good news story for international trade...

05 September 2018

Consideration Criteria - New Queensland Financial Provisioning Scheme Guidelines

Draft regulations and guidelines for the Financial Provisioning Scheme set to be introduced in the Mineral and Energy Resources (Financial Provisioning) Bill 2018 (Qld).

20 June 2018

A series of new rehabilitation risk management proposals for Queensland resources sector

The Queensland Government has published two discussion papers as part of the government’s ongoing mine rehabilitation and financial assurance reforms initiative.

14 June 2018

Supreme Court decision sends New Acland mine expansion back to the Land Court

This decision may breathe some life and hope for the New Acland mine expansion, with the project being referred back to the Land Court for further consideration.

04 May 2018

Deal Wrap: The restructuring of PT Bumi Resources Tbk

Insights on the multi-billion dollar debt restructuring of Indonesia's largest thermal coal producer, PT Bumi Resources Tbk, Southeast Asia's largest debt restructuring deal of 2017.

01 May 2018

Northern Territory paves the way for onshore gas

The Northern Territory Government that it has accepted all 135 recommendations of the NT independent hydraulic fracturing inquiry.

17 April 2018

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