Coal royalty changes ahead for NSW

For the first time since January 2009, following a short industry consultation process, the New South Wales Government has announced changes to the coal royalty scheme. In this post, we unpack what the three-tiered framework will look like and when it will take effect. Read more

Queensland packs policy punch in its own Critical Minerals Strategy

Just a week after the new Australian Critical Minerals Strategy was announced, Queensland launched its own to "unlock the next resources boom". We take a look at how it differs from its federal counterpart, what initiatives are on offer, and what it could mean for the Queensland critical minerals sector. Read more

Using Collaborative Contracting Structures for Critical Minerals Exploration Opportunities in Australia

By Jay Leary and Jaya Prasad Summary Global investment in the clean energy transition has placed increased demand pressures on critical minerals supply chain Australia is already a key player in the critical minerals market but there is further opportunity to expand Australia’s offering to the global market Key risks include geological scarcity, sovereign and … Read more

WA Government’s response to ‘Enough is Enough’

By Anna Creegan, Rachel Lee and Calvin Rokich On 21 September 2022 the WA Government tabled its response (Response) to the ‘Enough is Enough’ report (Report) made by the Western Australian Parliament’s Community Development and Justice Standing Committee following the Inquiry into sexual harassment against women in the FIFO mining industry (Inquiry). Read more