Qld: Government grants Environmental Approval for North-Queensland projects

On 11 October 2013, Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt (Minister) approved three North-Queensland projects. The Minister approved: the Abbot Point capital dredging program which involves removal of 3 million cubic meters of spoil in respect of Terminals 0, 2 and 3, making the Port of Abbot Point one of the world’s largest coal ports; Adani’s … Read more

Are you prepared for the new Streamlining Bill?

Companies operating in the Queensland energy and resources sector should prepare themselves for the commencement of these new laws and seek specific advice on the effect of these changes. On 2 August 2012 the Queensland Parliament introduced the Mines Legislation (Streamlining) Amendment Bill 2012 (Qld) (Streamlining Bill) in an effort to cut red tape and … Read more