The Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018 has now passed into law, having received Royal Assent on 3 September 2018. This downloadable publication covers the key changes, practical impacts and issues for business arising from the Act.
The Queensland Government has released a Directions Paper, ‘Transforming Queensland’s Recycling and Waste Industry’, announcing a levy on waste disposal and a more comprehensive waste management strategy.
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?
The Supreme Court of Queensland has overturned the Land Court's decision to recommend refusal of an amendment to New Acland Coal's environmental authority. This most recent decision reopens the door for the stage 3 expansion of the Oakey coal mine.
The Queensland Planning and Environment Court has confirmed that under the Planning Act 2016, submitter appellants must serve their notice of appeal on all other submitters who made a properly made submission on the development application.