Environmental performance will impact licence fees

The  Protection of the Environment Operations (General) Amendment (Licensing Fees) Regulation 2014 (Licensing Fees Regulation) will progressively take effect from FY14/15, so that from FY16/17 administrative fees for environment protection licences (EPLs) under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (POEO Act) will rise or fall in each reporting period – based on the…

North West Rail Link: Compulsory Acquisition Cases

The power to compulsorily acquire land is a statutory one, provided to various authorities who have a role in the delivery of broader benefits to the community, such as planning and delivering infrastructure like rail lines and motorways. The Land and Environment Court has started delivering judgments in the compulsory acquisition cases relating to the…