Aug 15, 2017
In Van Dongen v KML No.2 Pty Ltd  WAMW 17 the warden refused an application for a prospecting licence because the Form 20 did not disclose the boundaries.
Jul 28, 2017
In Warrie (formerly TJ)(on behalf of the Yindjibarndi People) v State of Western Australia  FCA 803 a judge of the Federal Court of Australia has held that the Yindjibarndi People are entitled to exclusive native title rights and interests over certain land in the Pilbara district of Western Australia including the Solomon Hub mine operated by the Fortescue Metal Group.
Take care when commencing an application for forfeiture of a mining tenement under the Mining Act 1978 (WA)
Jan 29, 2017
In Steele v Dickson  WAMW 1 the warden dismissed two applications for forfeiture summarily.