Red tape reforms to assist mining industry in Victoria

The Victorian Government have announced a number of “red tape reforms” designed to reduce regulatory burdens on business in Victoria. The mining industry will be impacted by four of these reforms: Native vegetation offsetting on public land: Currently native vegetation offsets for private land clearing can be sourced only on private land. The government reform … Read more

Report of the Victorian Gas Market Taskforce released

The Victorian Gas Market Taskforce, which was led by former Howard Government Minister Peter Reith, has released its final report. The Taskforce was commissioned by the former Victorian Premier, Ted Baillieu, in December 2012 to consider ways to improve the operation and efficiency of the east coast gas market, and increase gas supply. The recommendations … Read more