Focus on Energy and Resources

Business guide to contaminated land in Queensland


Contaminated land is a critical issue for many businesses. Risk management, regulatory compliance and contractual protections are essential for businesses that use or impact on land, including land holders, land purchasers and sellers and businesses with environmentally sensitive operations.


More changes to the national laws for heavy vehicles


Changes to the Heavy Vehicle National Law have been introduced by the Queensland Government that will apply to heavy vehicle operators in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory.


Queensland Parliament moves closer towards an ethanol mandate


Last night the Queensland Liberal National Party, supported by both sides of Parliament, passed a minority proposal for the establishment of an ethanol implementation board and expressed support for an ethanol fuel mandate in Queensland. Christopher Hewitt and Emilie Franklin of Moulis Legal have provided an outline on the impact of this controversial motion.