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Competition issues in resources projects: exclusivity in supply chains
Owners and users constantly look to improve the efficiency of the supply chain and to increase supply chain throughput.
15 Aug 2013
Fortescue Wins High Court Decision In Long Running Pilbara Rail Access Dispute
The High Court allowed Fortescue's appeals for access to to BHP Billiton's and Rio Tinto's railways in the Pilbara.
23 Sep 2012
Doing Business in Australia - Transport and Customs Law
This article discusses maritime law, carriage of goods, customs and trade law relevant to investment in Australia.
1 May 2012
Allianz Australia Insurance Limited v Roads and Traffic Authority of New South Wales; Kelly v Roads and Traffic Authority of New South Wales [2010] NSWCA 328
The recent decision of the NSW Court of Appeal in the matters of Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd v Roads and Traffic Authority of New South Wales; Kelly v Roads and Traffic Authority of New South Wales [2010] NSWCA 328 considered section 43A of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW) (CLA), a key provision for determining the liability of public authorities which have exercised a special statutory power.
12 Jan 2011
The Importance of the Chief Pilot to an Air Operator's Certificate
The Administrative Appeals Tribunal was recently required to consider whether the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) can issue an Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) to an organisation if the proposed operator does not have a current chief pilot.
11 Nov 2010
New Victorian Act Seeks to Drive Improved Transport Planning:
The new Victorian Transport Integration Act 2010, which came into force on 1 July, represents a significant remodelling of transport planning and decision making in that State.
26 Jul 2010
Travel Agent Commission and Fuel Surcharges Revisited
In our bulletin on 30 July 2009 we reported on the decision of Justice Moore in the Federal Court of Australia in Leonie’s Travel Pty Ltd v International Air Transport Association, Qantas Airways Limited & Ors. Qantas was found not liable to pay travel agent commissions and to have not breached its Contract with the travel agents. That decision has now been overturned on appeal to the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia in Leonie’s Travel Pty Ltd v Qantas Airways Limited [2010] FCAFC 3
11 Jun 2010
Limited Liability Regime For New Zealand Domestic Carriers: Supreme Court Decision
The strict liability/package limitation regime for domestic carriage in New Zealand limits liability to NZ$1,500 per ‘unit of goods’.
New Zealand
19 Nov 2009
COAG Backs Major Changes In Transport Safety Regulation
The decision by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) earlier this month to establish new national regulatory arrangements for rail, road and marine safety represents a significant expansion of Commonwealth involvement in areas traditionally within the State and Territory sphere.
20 Jul 2009
Air Carrier Liability And Insurance Arrangements And Rome Convention Under Review
The Australian Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government recently published a Discussion Paper as part of its review of Australian carriers’ liability and insurance arrangements.
4 Jun 2009
Federal Budget 2009-10: The Big Infrastructure Spend & GST Amendments
On 12 May 2009, Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan, guided by advice from Infrastructure Australia, unveiled the Rudd Government’s commitment to outlay $8.4 billion over the coming years for transport infrastructure.
21 May 2009
Limited Liability Regime For Domestic Carriers Further Confined
The strict liability / package limitation regime for domestic carriage in New Zealand which limits liability to $1,500 per 'unit of goods' has come under question in a recent New Zealand Court of Appeal case.
New Zealand
19 Feb 2009
Ship Arrest And The Sheep Trade: Recent Cases From The Wild West
The Federal Court sitting in Western Australia handed down three decisions in rapid succession last month dealing with AM SA's attempt to impose loading restrictions on a foreign flagged, live sheep export vessel and movement of a vessel under arrest.
18 Nov 2008
Jurisdiction, ´Place Of Destination´ And The Warsaw Convention
In a recent case, the New South Wales Court of Appeal considered the jurisdiction of Australian courts for claims arising from international round trip flights that include Australia.
4 Nov 2008
When Will The Civil Liability Act Apply To Claims Involving A Worker?
Two recent decisions of the Queensland Court of Appeal clarify how recent tort reforms will affect those injured in a car accident in the course of their employment.
15 Mar 2006
Liquidated Damages Clause In Roadworks Contract Found To Be Enforceable
On 21 December 2005 the Full Court of the Supreme Court of Tasmania (the Full Court) handed down its judgement in the State of Tasmania v Leighton Contractors Pty Ltd.
21 Feb 2006
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