Posted on April 7, 2014 by Frances Tse

Court of Appeal upholds refusal to approve Warkworth mine extension

The Court of Appeal in Warkworth Mining Limited v Bulga Milbrodale Progress Association Inc [2014] NSWCA 105 has today dismissed an appeal against a Land and Environment Court judgement that refused project approval to extend the Warkworth mine located in the Hunter Valley.

The Minister for Planning and Infrastructure, Brad Hazzard MP, and the Minister for Resources and Energy, Anthony Roberts MP, have issued a joint media release on the decision.

We are currently reviewing the Court of Appeal’s decision and the media release and will report on both shortly.