Access to Land: Understanding the changes under the Common Provisions Bill - Brisbane

Nov 2014 |

Resources Partner James Plumb will present at the upcoming Legalwise Resources Industry Legislative Update seminar in Brisbane on Wednesday 26 November 2014.

Discussing Access to Land: Understanding the changes under the Common Provisions Bill - James will examine:

  • introduction of opt out agreements
  • registration of CCAs and opt out agreements on title
  • expansion of the jurisdiction of the Land Court
  • timing of access after application to Land Court.

James has over 12 years' experience advising and acting for clients with projects in Queensland and other jurisdictions within Australia and overseas. He advises primarily in respect of the sale and acquisition of mining and petroleum projects, the negotiation of infrastructure and transportation arrangements, operating and joint venture relationships, the impact of various state-based petroleum and mining regulatory regimes, land access and compensation requirements, royalty arrangements and overlapping tenure negotiations. James also assists clients to respond to environmental and safety incidents arising in association with their projects.

To find out more or to register, please click here.

James and Jasmine Wood, Solicitor, recently published the Resources Newsletter Common Provisions Act – implications for land access and compensation which examines the Queensland Government's recently passed Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Act 2014 (Qld). The newsletter looks at the ways in which the new Act will impact upon access to private land for resource development.