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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 [...]

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 [...]

COVID-19 Assistance Programs – at a glance

kpmg INSIGHTS: Funding and cash flow programs available to assist private, mid-market and family businesses affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19. Key takeaways: Federal and state governments have released a number of funding and [...]

The future of exploration (by explorers)

Industry consultants Wood Mackenzie have released the results of their annual Exploration Survey. The industry has had its say on all things exploration, from budgets and technology to portfolios and peers. To read the report, [...]

Wave of junior metals explorers set to launch

Credit: Stockhead  2019 proved to be a pretty strong year for ASX debutantes, and many investors are keeping an eye out for new opportunities. Activity last year spanned a range of industries, although the resources [...]

New petroleum exploration areas released

The Queensland Government has released 10 new areas across a total of 33,177 km2 via competitive tender for petroleum and gas exploration. These areas are located in Queensland’s Bowen, Surat, Adavale, Galilee and Millungera basins. [...]