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The Queensland Government's released consultation drafts of the Planning and Development Bill and the Planning and Environment Court Bill for public comment.
08 Aug 2014
The Australian Senate today passed the bills repealing the Clean Energy Act 2011, the centrepiece of the Australian carbon price scheme that commenced on 1 July 2012.
17 Jul 2014
The Australian Senate has rejected the bills repealing the Clean Energy Act 2011, the centrepiece of the Australian carbon price scheme.
11 Jul 2014
For the second time in two years, the High Court has found the Commonwealth's funding arrangements for the National School Chaplaincy and Student Welfare Program are invalid, casting doubt on the validity of many similar schemes providing around $40 billion in funding (Williams v Commonwealth of Australia  HCA 23).
20 Jun 2014
In Plaintiff S156/2013 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection the High Court upheld the constitutional validity of provisions of the Migration Act which concerned the power of the Minister to designate a country as a regional processing country.
19 Jun 2014