INSIGHTS

We regularly share our thoughts and tips on creating a truly sustainable business on our blog.

Rehabilitation Securities Across Australia

Rehabilitation Securities Across Australia

In all States and Territories across Australia, holders to mining titles/tenements are responsible for the rehabilitation and remediation of disturbance to the required standard of the state in which they operate. As part of their regulation of the industry, State and Territory governments impose a financial security (or an equivalent) to protect themselves and taxpayers from bearing the cost of this rehabilitation in the event that companies fail to meet their legal obligations.

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Heritage Sites ID and Clearance

Heritage Sites ID and Clearance

Aboriginal People have cultural identity and relationships with the land that long predates European settlement in Australia.  This connection to country is a critical consideration for land users in Australia as there is the potential to impact Aboriginal heritage values and potentially Aboriginal lands during land developments.  To avoid or minimise these impacts, it is important to consult with Aboriginal peoples prior to commencing a new land development and to identify any Aboriginal Heritage Sites that may be impacted by the project.

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Giving back is good for business

Giving back is good for business

Modern consumers care about social responsibility to the point where they’re willing to swap brands/businesses if it means the company they buy from is helping others, with the Edelman Trust Barometer 2017 finding that 58% of Australians are more likely to be loyal to...

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Mines Safety Inspection Act 1994, Section 44

Mines Safety Inspection Act 1994, Section 44

The Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 (the MSI Act) is the key piece of legislation in WA focusing on the protection and management of safety and health hazard associated with prospecting, exploration, mining and processing. The Act and regulations seek to promote and improve the safety and health of persons working in Mining and Exploration Sectors.

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Electrical Safety – Test & Tag

Electrical Safety – Test & Tag

The modern world relies on electricity; electricity is in use around us so much that we may forget to consider the serious risks and dangers associated with electricity. As children we are taught that electricity is dangerous: taught that we should not stick a knife...

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Waste in the Workplace

Waste in the Workplace

In the last couple of years waste and waste management have been key points of discussion, perhaps made even more prominent by the ‘War on Waste’ TV Show. Thanks to shows like this people are beginning to think about where their products come from and where they end up. Implementing these small changes in the home or day to day life is something very achievable. But for businesses, getting active about waste can be a more challenging matter.

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Wetlands & Climate Change

Wetlands & Climate Change

Wetlands are a natural solution to climate change yet they are disappearing at an alarming rate (World Wetlands Day, 2019).  How can we harness the natural power of wetlands to help manage climate change? This is the key focus for World Wetlands Day, 2019. Perception...

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New & Young Workers Safety

New & Young Workers Safety

All employees should be aware of WHS risks and responsibilities, and it is the duty of the employer to provide a safe and healthy work environment. Young workers (15 – 24 years old) form a significant portion of our workforce. They are, unfortunately, more prone to being injured at work compared to older and more experienced workers (WorkCover Queensland 2018).

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