Pipeline projects present challenges that other energy projects do not present. Pipelines can run long distances.
March 12, 2014
On 5 March 2014, the High Court handed down a decision in the dispute between Verve Energy and Woodside Energy and a number of gas suppliers...
March 10, 2014
On 13 February 2014, the Queensland Government introduced the Environmental Offsets Bill 2014 into Parliament
March 07, 2014
The Land and Environment Court has found a coal mine operator not guilty of a charge of failing to notify the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) as soon as...
March 03, 2014
Last month, the New South Wales’ Premier Barry O’Farrell announced a suite of measures to tackle alcohol and drug fuelled violence following the recent tragic deaths of teenagers Daniel Christie and Thomas Kelly in Sydney that received wide spread attention in the media.
February 25, 2014
The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia recently upheld a liability insurer’s entitlement to deny indemnity to an insured in a complex manufacturer’s...
February 23, 2014
Mattress Innovations Pty Ltd (Mattress Innovations) was the owner of commercial premises insured by Suncorp Metway Insurance Limited (Suncorp).
The Commonwealth Government will shortly announce the final terms of reference for its ambitious review of Australian competition policy. This review is colloquially known as the ‘root and branch’ review (“Review”). The Review could result in the greatest reforms to Australia’s competition and regulatory framework in 20 years.
It is perhaps not surprising that the progression of the statutory defence of proportionate liability has been slow and uncertain...
February 21, 2014
The recent decision of the Supreme Court of Victoria in Bupa Australia Pty Ltd v Shaw and Walker provides a timely reminder to...
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