Australia is a country with vast mineral wealth. This fact, coupled with its stable political, legal and economic environment, a highly skilled workforce, and a welcoming attitude to foreign investment, makes Australia a favoured destination.
A number of clients have asked us about the implications of the recent NSW Land and Environment Court decision in Gloucester Resources Limited v Minister for Planning  NSWLEC 7, (where Gloucester Resources Limited’s (GRL) appeal against the Pla
In June 2018 Norway proposed amendments to the Basel Convention, to minimise marine pollution and the illegal dumping of plastic waste. The amendments will be considered in April 2019, at the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties.
From 11 January 2019, owners and operators of Australia’s critical infrastructure (ports, electricity, water and gas infrastructure) will have their assets more closely scrutinised by the Commonwealth Government.
The long-awaited Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018 is now before parliament, commencing the biggest environmental regulatory shake-up in Victoria in decades. What are the key reforms proposed?