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GSQ-UQ – Queensland Exploration Geochemistry and Mineral Geochemistry in Exploration

On 29 April UQ through its Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) and the Geological Survey of Queensland (GSQ) co-hosted a online workshop.The Geological Survey of Queensland holds an extensive collection of exploration geochemistry compiled from the [...]

2020-07-10T11:27:30+10:00April 29th, 2020|Minerals Research, Qld Research in Resources|

COVID-19 and its effect on Environmental Authority holders in Queensland

ENERGY & RESOURCES IN FOCUS - MINTER ELLISON PUBLICATION Does your business hold an Environmental Authority (EA) under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (Qld) (EP Act)?  As the Queensland government comes to terms with the challenges presented [...]

MinterEllison Tax Alert: Clarification measures to the JobKeeper Rules announced

In the past couple of days there have been some important developments in relation to JobKeeper eligibility. On 23 April 2020, a new legislative instrument was passed providing guidance about several alternative tests to the decline [...]

GSQ-UQ Webinar Series – Waste Characterisation with core scanning technologies

On 16 April UQ through its Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) and the Geological Survey of Queensland (GSQ) co-hosted a online workshop discussing waste characteristics with core scanning technologies. The challenge remains for the mining industry [...]

2020-07-10T10:45:14+10:00April 16th, 2020|Minerals Research, Qld Research in Resources|

Guidelines and application process for new critical resources sector employees border restrictions

Please find below updated information from the Department of Natural Resources Mines and Energy (DNRME) containing links to information required for application processes for critical sector employees. From midnight, Saturday 4 April 2020, there are increased [...]

Missed the AMEC Navigating Disruption Webinar? Watch now

The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) has provided access to the presentation and video from its recent Navigating Disruption webinar, hosted by McCullough Robertson. Click Here to access the presentation. Click Here to [...]

BDO Technical Update: Legislation with COVID-19 JobKeeper wage subsidy payments scheme passed

On 8 April 2020, legislation was introduced into and passed both Houses of Australian Federal Parliament, containing measures to implement the Government’s ‘JobKeeper payments’ wage subsidy scheme in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), which is [...]