WA Petroleum Environment Regulations consultation

Consultation is closing soon on the new draft petroleum and geothermal environmental regulations. The WA Department of Mines and Petroleum…[Read More]

Landfill gas and development near landfills

SA EPA has released a new information sheet on the hazards of landfill gas and nearby development. It is designed…[Read More]

Development pressures on Barrier Reef to be assessed

After UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee (WHC) expressed concerns about potential impacts of coastal development on the Great Barrier Reef Marine…[Read More]

Draft planning guidelines for Wind farms

The Draft NSW Planning Guidelines: Wind Farms have been prepared with a focus on “up-front consultation, clear development approval processes…[Read More]

Inquiry makes recommendations on Orica incident

The select committee report into Orica’s chromium IV leak on August 8, 2011 has produced 24 separate findings and has…[Read More]

Waste and Environment Levy review

In January 2012, NSW Minister for the Environment, Robyn Parker announced an independent review of the waste and environment levy.…[Read More]

Interim report for Environment and Resource Efficiency Plans (EREP) – Released

EPA Victoria has released an interim report on its Environment and Resource Efficiency Plans (EREP) program, a mandatory resource efficiency…[Read More]

Strategic Assessment of Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area

The Federal and Queensland Governments along with the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) have signed a new agreement…[Read More]

Release of Geoscience Australia’s review into mineral exploration investment

Geoscience Australia has released its Australian Mineral Exploration Review 2011 providing exploration expenditure and results from selected drill intersections from…[Read More]

WA exploration and mining assessment and approval process made easier

The WA Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) has scoped the approvals required to undertake exploration and mining activities in…[Read More]

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