Australian legislators tighten up on miners

By IM Staff
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‚Äôs resources sector that the famously mining-friendly nation may be revising its allegiance to the industry. 
In May this year, the New South Wales (NSW) Land and Environment Court (LEC) ruled in favour...

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