Crown Minerals (Permitting and Crown Land) Bill
The Government has introduced the Crown Minerals (Permitting and Crown Land) Bill to the House. This Bill contains significant changes to the regulatory regime affecting Crown-owned minerals and is designed to form part of the Government’s strategy to promote further investment in the minerals sector. Whether it will do so remains to be seen. Submissions on the Bill are due on 2 November 2012.
Prepared by Stephen Christensen