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Resource management regulations to strengthen WA’s petroleum & geothermal resource regulatory regime

Two new pieces of legislation are expected to commence operation later this year, and are hoped to improve the oil & gas industry.

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East coast Australian gas market reviews

Are east coast gas markets fit for purpose? Are they competitive? A closer look at the case for change.

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Queensland moves to reduce 'Green Tape'

The Queensland Government has released a discussion paper announcing its intention to reduce "Green Tape" for business and government by providing a streamlined regulatory process for environmental...

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Overview of the Short Term Trading Market

The Short Term Trading Market (STTM) is a mandatory wholesale gas market which operates at various hubs,1 initially at the Sydney Hub and the Adelaide...

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Joint Ventures under the Clean Energy Package

The package of legislation to implement the carbon pricing mechanism (also called the carbon tax) was introduced into the Federal Parliament on 13 September 2011. The Clean Energy Bill 2011 (Cth...

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Australia's carbon pricing mechanism

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Carbon markets update May 2011

This update gives an overview of two major developments in Australian carbon markets. The Carbon Price Mechanism, or carbon tax, is expected to be the foundation for emissions trading in three to...

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Gas Security Amendment Bill

The Queensland State Government has recently introduced the State Gas Security Amendment Bill. The legislation has a number of objectives which...

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Security for Payment Act 2009 (SA)

South Australia...s building and construction industry will join the rest of Australia when its new Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2009 (SA) (the Act) comes into...

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