Mining Warden decisions in alphabetical order 

 

Prior to 7 April 2009, the jurisdiction to hear and dispose of civil proceedings under the Mining Act 1992 and the Petroleum (Onshore) Act 1991 was exercised by the Mining Warden's Court.

This is a collection of judgments of the Mining Warden from 1971 to 2009. Please note that this collection excludes reports to the minister and inquiries undertaken by the Mining Warden.

 

  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

A

Andrewartha & Ors v BHP Steel (AIS) Pty Ltd 27 Aug 1998
Andrewartha & Ors v BHP Steel (AIS) Pty Ltd (2) 11 Sep 1998
Anic v Bosnjak & Anor 23 Dec 2005
Asarco (Australia) Pty Ltd v Heuston 4 March 1982 and  19 Mar 1982
Austar Coal Mines Pty Ltd v Morphett 15 Oct 2008
Australasian Mining Title Services Pty Ltd (on behalf of Seltrust Mining Corp) v Goldfinch & Anor 12 Apr 1985
Australian Cement Ltd v Trounson & Anor 11 May 2004
Australian Mining Title Services Pty Ltd v Cravino & Ors 29 Jun 1990
Australian Iron & Steel Pty Ltd v Playford Investments Pty Ltd  5 Dec 1989
Australian Mining Title Services Pty Ltd & Ors v Gordon 16 Jul 1998

B

Barclay & Ors v Waterford 15 Aug 1978
Barker v Hughes 25 Jul 1986
Belmont Colliery Pty Ltd & Ors v Northern (Rhondda) Collieries Pty Ltd 19 Jun 1987
Big Island Mining Ltd v Caloola Holdings Pty Ltd 20 Jun 2006
Bini & Anor v Reitterer 27 Aug 1979
Blachut v Newscrest Operations Ltd 19 Aug 2004
Black Nobby Pty Ltd 10 Aug 73
Blunt v Potter 25 Feb 1982
Bontima Pty Ltd v McGee & Anor 26 Jul 1991
Boyd Pratt & Associates v McInnes & Anor 2 Aug 1983
Broken Hill Pty Co Ltd v Various 13 Oct 1975
Brown v Adam & Anor 6 Apr 2000
Burge & Anor v Omya Minerals & Anor 28 Apr 1989
Burgess & Anor v Ajax Joinery Pty Ltd & Anor 8 May 1989

C

Castle Mountain Enterprises Pty Ltd v Pollock & Ors 21 Feb 1997
Cave v Byrne & Anor 7 Dec 1990
Clift & Ors v Coal Mines Australia 28 Feb 2008
Clutha Developments Pty Ltd v Heroic Pastoral Company 7 Jun 1977
Clutha Development Pty Ltd v Yeomans 5 Aug 1981
Coal & Allied Operations Pty Ltd v Bates & Ors 24 Aug 1999
Connolly v Amoco Minerals Aust & Anor 15 Jul 1982
Cooma Monaro Shire Council v Bridges 19 Dec 2001
C R A Exploration Pty Ltd v Roberts 14 Jun 1984

D

Doyle v Payne 1 Mar 1978
Driver v Mining Registrar 20 Dec 2002

E

Electronic Zinc Co Australasia Ltd v Knight 11 Nov 1980
Endeavour Coal Pty Ltd v Presquartz Pty Ltd 25 Sep 2007
Evans & Ors v Coal Mines Australia Ltd 16 Jul 2009

F

Freeland v Bedekovic & Anor 15 Aug 1978

G

Gillbee & Anor v Macapika Pty Ltd 3 Jun 2004
Gillham v Clarke & Anor 5 Nov 1975
Gilligan v Mann 12 Jul 1985
Gloucester Coal v Holmes 5 Jun 2007
Gujarat NRE Australia Pty Ltd v Bellpac Pty Ltd 13 Aug 2007
Gunnedah Coal Company Ltd v Marys Mount Landholders Association 26 Feb 1988
G Whitburn Pty Ltd v McInnes & Anor 2 Aug 1983

H

Halfpenny Investments Pty Ltd v Sydney Gas Operations Ltd 20 Jan 2004
Hammond & Anor v Barker 23 Apr 1971
Hanlen v Centennial Mandalong Pty Ltd 9 Dec 2004
Hayes v Kratos Uranium N L 8 Oct 1982
Hensen v Shields & Ors 6 Apr 2001
Hill v Department of Mineral Resources 22 Nov 1996
Huntley Colliery Pty Ltd v Avondale Colliery Pty Ltd 20 Dec 1982

I

Illawarra Coal Holdings Pty Ltd v Craig 1 Aug 2006

J

Johnston v Cramer 1 May 1990
Judge v Stanley 18 Nov 2004

K

Kayuga Coal Pty Ltd v Ducey & Ors 18 Aug 1998
Krkoska & Anor v Pearl & Ors 12 Jul 1983
Kurrawen Pty Ltd v Standard Portland Cement Ltd 21 Oct 1977

L

Lamb & Ors v Northern (Rhonda) Collieries 27 Apr 1973
Lamb & Ors v Northern (Rhonda) Collieries (2) 17 Aug 1973

Lightning Ridge Miner's Association Ltd v Hudson & Ors 19 Mar 2001

Lipohar v Mining Registrar 4 Mar 1999
Lummis & Ors v Newton & Anor 2 Oct 2002
Lyell v Bathurst Mining & Crushing Co Pty Ltd 14 Aug 1981

M

Maidens v Shields & Ors 27 Oct 2000
Manusu v Winch & Anor 4 Sep 2003
Martin & Anor v Australian Granodiorite Ltd (in liquidation) 23 Dec 1992
Martin v Sandloft Pty Ltd 13 Dec 2002
Matic v Banovic 29 Aug 2001
Matic v Inman & Ors 6 Aug 2003
Matic v Lekic 14 Dec 2001
McCormack v Berrell 19 Jun 1987
McGeough v Molyneux & Anor 5 Oct 2005
Mehilo Pty Ltd v Owen and Broomham 24 Jan 1986
Melocco Pty Ltd v Smithers & Menhennitt 10 Apr 1986
Melonas & Anor v Hankey & Ors 1 Apr 2008
Metals Exploration Ltd (on behalf of North Broken Hill Ltd) v Caldera 2 Sep 1983
Midcoast Lime Company Pty Ltd v Minister for Mineral Resources & Anor 19 Aug 2005
Milanovic v Petrovic 28 Oct 1980
Milinkovic v Victor Borkovic as agent for George Miljokovic 12 Aug 1986
Miller v Pay & Ors 13 Jul 1978
Miller v Pay & Ors 4 Jul 1979
Minerals Deposits Ltd v McCall Bott & Co Pty Ltd 2 Nov 1977
Mining Registrar v Douglas 24 Apr 1992
Moorarben Coal Mines Pty Ltd & Ors v Ulan Coal Mines Ltd 30 Jul 2008
Moolarben Coal Mines Pty Ltd & Ors v Ulan Coal Mines Ltd (2) 21 Oct 2008
Mount Morgan Mining and Industrial Co Pty Ltd v Morris 27 Oct 1977
Murphy & Anor v Johnstone 20 Dec 1978

N

Newbridge Slate Pty Ltd v Dapila Mining Ltd 9 May 1997
Northern Rivers Rutile Pty Ltd v Landbrokers Inc Pty Ltd 18 Jun 1991
Nugget Resources Inc v Silver Orchard Pty Ltd & Anor 7 Jun 1996

O

O'Brien & Anor v Jesasu Pty Ltd 13 Jun 1997
O'Donnell v Gollin Wallsend Coal Company Ltd 22 May 1987
Omya Minerals Pty Ltd & Anor v Burge & Ors 2 Dec 1981
Opal Sales Pty Ltd 20 May 1975

P

Pearse v Bartram 19 Jul 1985
Presquartz Pty Ltd v Endeavour Coal Pty Ltd 25 Sep 2007
Prodhomme v Balderson & Hughes 15 Sep 1987

Q

R

Regent Resources v Dutfield 31 Jan 1990
Reynolds v The Electricity Commission of NSW & Anor 5 Dec 1978
Rose v Henderson 3 Apr 1992
Ross Mining NL & Ors v Barrett & Ors 26 Feb 1999
Rutile and Zircon Mines (Newcastle) Ltd v Bill Wright (Taree) Pty Ltd 28 May 1980
Rutile and Zircon Mines Ltd v Wright 28 May 1980
Ryan & Anor v McFadden & Ors 6 Dec 1991
Ryan & Anor v Pratt & Anor 5 Nov 1993
RZM Pty Ltd v Director General National Parks & Wildlife Service & Ors 21 Aug 1996

S

Sancar v Kemp 22 May 2007
Sandloft Pty Ltd v Martin 13 Dec 2002
Scheele v ESSO Exploration Ltd 29 Jun 1982
Schnitzenbaumer v Mining Registrar 28 Jun 2000
Searle v Sella & Anor 27 Mar 2002
Shields v Commissioner of Police & Anor 27 Sep 2001
Slack-Smith v Mineral Claim Holders of the property known as Muttabun 18 Sep 2008
Slack Smith v Mining Registrar Lightning Ridge 3 Sep 1992
Slack Smith v Monch & Anor 30 Sep 1997
Sover & Anor v Sasvary 21 Jun 1983
Sundowner Minerals No Liability v Dunn & Anor 2 Feb 1983
Sydney Gas (Camden) Operations Pty Ltd v Gatenby & Ors 5 Aug 2005
Sydney Gas Operations Pty Ltd v Brownlow Hill Pty Ltd 15 May 2000
Sydney Gas Operations Pty Ltd v Brownlow Hill Pty Ltd (2) 17 May 2001

T

Toohey v A S Exploration Ventures Pty Ltd & Anor v  28 Mar 1984
The Australian Gas Light Company v O'Grady & Ors 4 Feb 1986
The Australian Gas Light Company v O'Grady & Ors (2) 2 May 1986
The Australian Gas Light Company v O'Grady & Ors (3) 30 May 1986
The Australian Gas Light Company v O'Grady & Ors (4) 11 Jul 1986
The Shell Company of Australia Ltd v Caldera 23 Dec 1981
The Shell Company of Australia v Roberts 2 May 1985

U

V

W

Welch v Cooper 8 Oct 1980
Withers v Carter & Anor 10 May 1991
Wynen v Duchatel 20 Jun 1990

X

Y

Z

ZC Mines Pty Ltd (trading as Pasminco Mining) v Minerals Mining & Metallurgy Ltd & Anor 19 Feb 1993
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