This study examines regulation of the resources sector, identifying issues and leading practice approaches to addressing them. The main focus is on how regulation is designed, administered and enforced.
Western Australia and India: the need for a state strategy to recover and grow the economic relationship
This publication discusses how deeper economic ties with India will help ensure Western Australia remains connected into the corridors of regional and global growth.
The Resource Management Review Panel has been established to undertake a comprehensive review of the Resource Management Act and other significant legislation comprising the resource management system. This issues and options paper identifies the main issues to be addressed in the reform process and offers...
Despite many examples of innovative and sustainable land management practices, a barrier to broader adoption is the immaturity of tools and systems to enable adequate, consistent measurement of ‘natural capital’. This natural capital roadmap seeks to enable sustainable land use transitions through the measurement and...
Technical review of the water sharing plan for the Barwon-Darling Unregulated and Alluvial Water Sources 2012
This technical report prepared by Prof. Fran Sheldon from Australian Rivers Institute (Griffith University) reviews the ecology, hydrology, and license types of water along the Barwon-Darling.
The purpose of this report is to highlight the policies of countries leading the shift toward a green economy, and the implications of those policies for the mining sector in those countries. The report begins with the analysis of key areas of policymaking known to...
This report proposes a framework to help mining companies and governments integrate climate change and local economic opportunity activities. The report also offers examples of projects and policies that support green growth: particularly climate-related activities that create scalable economic value and invest in long-lasting green...
This report is intended to deliver an account of mining technologies, processes, and strategies that seek to incorporate environmental sustainability considerations and have the potential for local value creation and green growth.
This project aimed to improve understanding of the adaptation capabilities and needs of three types of government service providers and funded agencies (catchment management authorities, community sector organisations and primary care partnerships).
How does government support integrated landscape management in regional Victoria under climate change?
This report completes the project commissioned in 2010 entitled Policies and Governance to Support Integrated Landscape Management in a Changing Climate — the Integrated Landscape Management (ILM) project.