Australian legislators tighten up on miners
Published: Thursday, 27 October 2016
A landholder ruling in New South Wales threatens new mines, a new mining law in Queensland facilitates opposition to resource projects and tax issues in Western Australia have the potential to affect lithium plays, Rose Pengelly, IM correspondent, writes.
A handful of recent high profile decisions by Australian
courts and regional governments have raised concerns within
Australia’s resources sector that the famously
mining-friendly nation may be revising its allegiance to the
In May this year, the New South Wales (NSW) Land and
Environment Court (LEC) ruled in favour...