From 1 January 2017, all new Mining Proposals must be submitted in accordance with the revised 2016 Guidelines for Mining Proposals (NewGuidelines) which replace the 2006 Guidelines for Mining Proposals (Old Guidelines) issued by the Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP).
The Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (POEO Act) gives a public authority broad powers to recover pollution clean-up costs from any person who it ‘reasonably suspects’ of having caused that pollution.
On 17 July 2014 the Australian Government repealed the legislation which created Australia’s ‘carbon pricing mechanism’ (commonly referred to as the ‘carbon tax’). The ‘carbon tax’ took about 5 years to implement – and lasted only 2.
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