HG Alert: Strategic Cropping Land Act 2011 comes into effect - 30 Jan 2012

The Strategic Cropping Land Act 2011 came into effect today, creating a legislative framework for the protection of Queensland's strategic cropping land, particularly in the Lockyer Valley and in Central Queensland's golden triangle.

The legislation applies to:

  • resources projects, including mining, petroleum, gas and geothermal energy projects; and
  • other non-agricultural land development, including urban development.

HopgoodGanim has published a number of publications relating to various aspects of strategic cropping land, including:

For more information about the impact of the Strategic Cropping Land Act 2011, please contact HopgoodGanim.