Decision on challenge to Yeelirrie uranium mine approval

The WA Supreme Court of Appeal this week rejected the appeal by the Conservation Council of WA Inc. against dismissal of its judicial review application on the Part IV Environmental Protection Act 1986 (WA) approval of the Yeelirrie uranium mine project proposal. Read more

Update on WA Aboriginal heritage reform

Yesterday, the WA Minister for Aboriginal Affairs publicly announced that a draft bill to reform WA’s Aboriginal heritage legislation will be made available for public comment in early 2020. Read more

WA EPA consultation on greenhouse gas guidance

Last week the WA EPA commenced consultation on the greenhouse gas guidance. Submissions are due by 2 September 2019. Here we provide an overview of the EPA’s policy position and potential implications for industry. Read more