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Tighter laws to protect coal miners against black lung

Tighter rules to protect Queensland miners from coal workers pneumoconiosis will officially kick in from January 1. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr...

New Queensland mining laws commence

From this week, landholders and miners have more certainty about their land access rights and responsibilities around resource developments. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural...

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Queensland mine objection laws passed today

Landholders and community members have had their objection rights restored in Queensland with new legislation passed in parliament today. Minister for State Development and Natural Resources and...

New QLD environmental laws to protect taxpayers

The Queensland Parliament passed stronger environmental laws last week to prevent Queensland taxpayers footing multi-million dollar environmental clean-up bills. The Environmental Protection (Chain...

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QLD mines to end 100% FIFO under new legislation

Queensland mines will have to ditch 100% fly-in fly-out and hire locally under proposed Queensland Government legislation. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines...

Landholders given right to object mines

Landholders will have the right to protect their key farm infrastructure from mining and community members will have their objection rights restored under legislation introduced to State Parliament...

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Changes to NSW mine safety legislation commence

Changes to NSW mine safety legislation have commenced this month. The February 1 legislative changes relate to the DRE’s compliance and enforcement role in petroleum work health and safety (to...

EPA will oversee all gas activity stages

EPA Will Now Oversee All Stages Of Gas Activities

    Changes to legislation requiring all gas industry activities taking place in NSW to have an environment protection licence will enable the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) to...