Current trends and regulatory changes for the mining industry in QLD – a quick review

If announcements are anything to go by, the immediate future for the mining industry at a regulatory level is looking brighter. The Queensland Government has announced their intention to attempt to decrease the inefficiencies that currently exist at a compliance level in the resources sector. Accordingly, the Queensland Government has recently enacted legislation to streamline … Read more

National harmonisation of safety laws gathers momentum

The New Year is here. The year of harmonised national safety laws.  The harmonisation process is well underway with the goal of achieving balanced and nationally consistent safety laws becoming ever closer after five jurisdictions recently enacted the Model Work Health and Safety Act (Model Act).  New South Wales, Queensland, Northern Territory, Australian Capital Territory … Read more