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1 Oct 14
The Queensland Parliament has proposed draft amendments to the Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004, designed to fit into the new framework for overlapping mining lease safety requirements. Additional proposed changes may significantly affect current arrangements for managing work health and safety requirements as part of petroleum and gas operations.
1 Oct 14
In 2012, the Queensland Resources Council facilitated the preparation of a joint industry ‘White Paper’, presenting a range of proposed reforms to overlapping coal and coal seam gas tenements. Many aspects of the White Paper proposals now form part of the Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Act 2014 (Qld).
26 Sep 14
Failure to manage discrimination in the workplace is costly for employers and can result in damage to an employer’s reputation, poor morale and high staff turnover. Significant fines can also be imposed on companies and directors that breach their legal obligations.
24 Sep 14
The Supreme Court of NSW recently affirmed that the common law concept of mitigation of loss applies to home owners seeking to enforce statutory warranties under section 18B Home Building Act 1989 (NSW).
McCullough Robertson was engaged by Earthtrade to prepare the first offset broker agreement under the Queensland Government’s Biodiversity Offsets Policy.
McCullough Robertson has acted on behalf of Shine Corporate Ltd (Shine) on its recently announced IPO.
McCullough Robertson has advised shareholders of leading Qld based provider of operations, maintenance, and asset management services to the coal sector G&S Engineering Services Pty Ltd in relation to the selling of their shares as part of Calibre Group Limited’s acquisition of the company.
McCullough Robertson has acted for ASX listed NuCoal Resources Ltd in the transaction with Mitsui Matsushima International Pty Ltd for the development of the Doyles Creek Underground Coal Project and Training Facility in the New South Wales Hunter Valley.
Celebrate the city’s architecture and design, as Brisbane Open House unlocks over 100 buildings and homes to the public in October. McCullough Robertson is delighted to support BOH once again as official Photography Partner. Click here for the full list of buildings and activities on offer throughout the weekend.
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Welcome to the sixth edition of the RoundUp – the spring 2014 edition. As always, we remain committed to providing you with a deeper insight into topical issues within the agribusiness industry. Click here to read the spring 2014 edition.