The application was disapproved for unacceptable impacts on biological diversity and noise, dust and social impacts.
These amendments will change the way resource authority holders take or interfere with surface and underground water.
The Bill marks a new chapter in unconventional gas exploration.
Falling prices and high labour costs have forced resources companies to look at new technologies to boost productivity.
New WA mine safety legislation is being drafted, which is intended to replace the existing Mines Safety Inspection Act.
WA has one of the largest technically recoverable shale gas reserves in the world, in its Canning and Perth basins.
The Government continues its commitment to reduce carbon pollution with the roll out of the Clean Energy Future Package.
Queensland proposes to consolidate five resources Acts into one legislative framework - the 'Common Resources Act'.
A brief summary of information on deals, market rumours and potential opportunities, and relevant regulatory updates.
The Plan It sets limits on the quantities of surface water and groundwater that may be taken from
the Basin's resources.
A discussion of the recent judgment in Shaw v The Minister Administering the Water Management Act 2000.
The Northern Territory Government will impose a new levy on mining companies to fund mine site rehabilitation.
A "derivative" is an arrangement under which a party may be required to provide consideration at a future time.
Where a proposed mining development has clear environmental impacts, mitigation measures must deal with those impacts.
The UMIC was asked to recommend a framework for the orderly development and operation of uranium mining in Queensland.
The Gasfields Commission will facilitate a relationship between the onshore gas industry, landholders and the community.
Project proponents must consider areas that may be unable to be accessed or utilised because regulated restricted land.
A new Code of Practice for Tailings Storage Facilities is currently in its second draft phase after initial feedback,.
The Government will now allow the development of a commercial oil shale industry, under strict environmental conditions.
According to new amendments, Queensland petroleum tenure holders will be able to use associated water "for any purpose".