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ALGA eNewsletter 2017 Issue No.19

    IN THE NEWS

Mine ‘bond’ & rehab reforms protect environment, jobs

Major reforms to mine rehabilitation and the financial “bonds” for mines will better protect the environment and taxpayers, and encourage jobs, more investment and growth in the resources sector.... read more

Review of Queensland’s Financial Assurance Framework

By its very nature, resource exploration and extraction creates disturbance and changes the environment. Currently, the State of Qld has 220,000 hectares of disturbance, with an estimated rehabilitation cost of $8.7 billion.... read more

Better Mine Rehabilitation for Queensland - Discussion Paper

This discussion paper "Better Mine Rehabilitation for Queensland", outlines a proposed new policy for mine rehabilitation in Queensland, and seeks feedback from the public on the proposed reform measures..... read more



Dear ExampleContactFirstName

A quick reminder that EOIs close today for volunteers to be a part of the ALGA Awards Panel for 2017.

As announced at the 2016 AGM - the Board of Directors are reviewing the ALGA Annual Awards program - looking to not only increase the number of awards each year but also the award categories. To support the process - we are seeking volunteers to be part of the ALGA Awards Panel min. 5 max. 9 persons to assist in establishing the criteria for judging, as well as judging the 2017 submissions. All meetings held would be via teleconference and it is anticipated the weekly time commitment in the initial stages (up to October) would be up to a max 3hrs. Please email your EOIs by COB - today, 15th May to Tarsha Ellem.

As always any suggestions or concerns do not hesitate to contact me directly OR use the "soapbox" button on the website.

Enjoy!

Elisabethe Dank
Chief Executive Officer


ALGA is continually building on it's library of resources on the website under the resources - papers tab click here. However please note, this is a member benefit only - a password will have been provided in your membership confirmation email.

This website section includes copies of recordings, powerpoint presentations and/or event summary reports for ALGA events held - click here

Enabling Innovative Solutions in Site Assessment and Remediation
Sydney Branch - May
Hazardous Materials - A Different Perspective
Sydney Branch - April
Love Thy Contractor – Getting the Best Project Outcomes Through Relationship Management
Melbourne Branch - April
Risk and Reality - Contaminated Sites and Community Perceptions
Perth Branch - April
Protecting Paradise: 1080 And The Fight To Save New Zealand’s Wildlife
Auckland Branch - March
Asbestos in the Bay
Bay of Plenty Branch - March
Chain of Responsibility – A New Era of Environmental
Obligations?

Perth branch - March
The EPA Victoria Reform Agenda · Priorities for Pollution Prevention and Managing Legacy Risks
Melbourne Branch - March

Student Night & Lab Tour

When: Tuesday, 16th May

Cost*: $5 (ALGA Student Members) $15 everybody else

Click here for more information and to register

Asbestos and the Environment in the Time of “Fake News”

When: Wednesday, 17th May

Cost*: $25 (ALGA members) $60 everybody else

Click here for more information and to register

2017 Student Information Night

When: Wednesday, 17th May

Cost*: Free for students to attend.

Click here for more information and to register

Lead Paint and Arsenic Contamination/Bioavailability Risk Assessment

When: Thursday, 18th May

Cost*: $25 (ALGA members) $60 everybody else

Click here for more information and to register

Emerging Contaminants in an Emerging Regulatory Landscape

When: Tuesday, 23rd May

Cost*: $25 (ALGA members) $60 everybody else

Click here for more information and to register

Managing health and safety on a high hazards site including a Canterbury case study with contributions from Environment Canterbury and Worksafe

When: Tuesday, 23rd May

Cost*: $25 (ALGA members) $60 everybody else

Click here for more information and to register

Enviro Drinks 2017
SOLD OUT!

When: Friday, 26th May

Cost*: $35 incl GST

Click here for more information and to register

SIGNAL - Steps to Resolve the ASBestos-In-Soil (ASBINS) Technical Controversies

When: Monday, 19th June

Where: Maddocks, 123 Pitt St, Sydney NSW

Cost*: $200 (ALGA members) $275 everybody else

Click here for more information and to register

2017 Regional Contaminated Land Conference

When: Monday, 26th June

Where
: Queanbeyan NSW

Cost*: $450 (ALGA members) $600 everybody else

SAVE THE DATE!

Managing Landfill Contamination

When: Thursday, 27th July

Where
: Newcastle NSW

SAVE THE DATE!

Groundwater Management for Infrastructure - Case studies from London Cross Rail and Technical Options for Australasian Projects

Melbourne
Monday, 31st July

Sydney
Wednesday, 2nd August

Auckland
Friday, 4th August


SAVE THE DATE!
* All fees listed are excluding GST



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