Australia is a country with vast mineral wealth. This fact, coupled with its stable political, legal and economic environment, a highly skilled workforce, and a welcoming attitude to foreign investment, makes Australia a favoured destination.
The long-awaited Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018 is now before parliament, commencing the biggest environmental regulatory shake-up in Victoria in decades. What are the key reforms proposed?
Amendments to the General Exemption Order made under the Electricity Industry Act 2000 (Vic) better reflect current models being used by alternative energy sellers and streamline the regulatory framework applicable to renewable energy delivery in Vic
Under proposed amendments to Queensland’s Environmental Protection Act 1994, a progressive rehabilitation and closure plan would be required to accompany a site-specific application for a mining activity relating to a mining lease.