13-02-19 | This February 2019 appeal in the NSW Land and Environment Court before Preston CJ has re-established the requirement for the consent authority to consider Scope 3 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions in determining an application for approval of a coal mine in NSW.
12-02-19 | Resources companies in Queensland have looked with interest for further judicial determination of compensation under the land access regime for mining exploration tenements and petroleum tenements in Queensland.
11-02-19 | Late last week, a Queensland company director, Gary Lavin, was convicted and sentenced to one year imprisonment (with a portion of the sentence suspended) for his involvement in the 2014 death of a 62-year-old roofer, Whareheepa Te Amo.
08-02-19 | A recent Fair Work Commission decision has looked at what is a lawful and reasonable direction to give an employee and what steps employers must take when disciplining an employee for failing to comply.
08-02-19 | A recent Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision highlights the importance of considering all aspects of an alternative job offer when applying to have an employee's redundancy pay reduced or varied.
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