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Are you a receiver, administrator or liquidator? You could be liable for offences under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (Qld)
Receivers, administrators and liquidators must ensure they meet their environmental responsibilities to avoid a penalty.
Australia
24 Aug 2019
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General Biosecurity Obligation – a shared responsibility for all Queenslanders
Anyone who works on or uses land in Queensland is responsible for managing the biosecurity risks under their control.
Australia
6 Jun 2019
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Waste disposal levy to be introduced across Queensland
A new waste management and resource recovery strategy will be underpinned by a new waste levy commencing on 1 July 2019.
Australia
20 Mar 2019
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Overhaul of financial assurance and rehabilitation framework for Queensland resources sector
An increasing proportion of mining land was not being rehabilitated when companies were unable to meet their obligations.
Australia
13 Dec 2018
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Questionable outcomes following recent vegetation clearing decision
Article discusses major impacts of recent court decision making exempt clearing work assessable under a planning scheme.
Australia
29 May 2018
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Watch this space: Parliament considers Bill to expand Heavy Vehicle National Law investigative and enforcement powers
Qld Bill will enlarge the investigative and enforcement powers of authorised officers under the Heavy Vehicle National Law.
Australia
8 May 2018
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Recent prosecution highlights the significant costs that can flow from causing environmental harm
Companies, directors and their officers can face significant financial penalties in relation to environmental incidents.
Australia
4 Jul 2016
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Stop! Changes to vegetation management in Queensland may affect YOU
These amendments will wind back the relaxations of land clearing restrictions implemented by the previous government.
Australia
4 Jul 2016
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Duty to notify of environmental harm - do you have an obligation?
People who fail to notify of incidents that have caused, or may cause environmental harm may face significant fines.
Australia
2 Jul 2016
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Could you be personally liable for company breaches under the EPA (Qld)?
Officers, financiers, shareholders and other related persons can be personally liable for company breaches under the EPA.
Australia
10 May 2016
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New environmental offsets framework in Queensland
Environmental offsets are embedded in Commonwealth and State legislation and policy frameworks.
Australia
19 Apr 2015
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Final EPBC Act referral guidelines for the vulnerable koala released
The EPBC Act koala guidelines will assist property developers to determine if a project will trigger a controlled action.
Australia
12 Mar 2015
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The carrot and the stick: compliance and enforcement under the Clean Energy Act 2011 and National Greenhouse Energy Reporting Act 2007
Given the enforcement powers available under these acts, companies should have necessary business mechanisms in place.
Australia
14 Mar 2013
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Things look up for small to medium sized business as a result of Greentape Reduction
Small to medium sized business operations no longer need environmental approval from the state government to operate.
Australia
10 Mar 2013
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Recent changes to the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 (Qld)
The changes have been welcomed by industry and key stakeholders as part of the government's commitment to cut red tape.
Australia
3 Mar 2013
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Waste Reduction Through Environmental Regulation
A look at the new Product Stewardship Act 2011 and its impact.
Australia
4 Aug 2011
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Companies need to be aware of Queensland Government's tough new stance on environmental crime
The Climate Change and Sustainability Minister, Kate Jones, introduced new environmental legislation into parliament on 24 November 2010.
Australia
3 Mar 2011
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TOD - The new urban community
Transit Oriented Development (TOD) has raised its profile once more. As land becomes increasingly scarce, TODs are becoming acceptable development outcomes to address population growth. Since 2008, four TODs have been approved in Brisbane.
Australia
3 Mar 2011
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Are You Affected By The Moratorium On Clearing High Value Regrowth?
The Bligh Government, in line with its election promise, recently introduced The Vegetation Management (Regrowth Clearing Moratorium) Act 2009, which places a moratorium on the clearing of high value vegetation.
Australia
1 Jun 2009
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Carbon Costs – Review Your Contracts Now!
The Commonwealth Government has now released draft legislation for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) which is proposed to commence operation in July 2010.
Australia
21 Apr 2009
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