Mining Warden decisions by year in which decision was made

 

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.

1971

Hammond & Anor v Barker 23 Apr 1971

1972

There were no decisions in 1972

1973

Lamb & Ors v Northern (Rhonda) Collieries Pty Ltd 27 Apr 1973
Black Nobby Pty Ltd 10 Aug 73
Lamb & Ors v Northern (Rhonda) Collieries Pty Ltd (2) 17 Aug 1973

1974​

There were no decisions in 1974

1975

Opal Sales Pty Ltd 20 May 1975
Broken Hill Pty Co Ltd v Various 13 Oct 1975
Gillham v Clarke & Anor 15 Nov 1975

1976

There were no decisions in 1976

1977

Clutha Developments Pty Ltd v Heroic Pastoral Company 7 Jun 1977
Kurrawen Pty Ltd v Standard Portland Cement Ltd 21 Oct 1977
Mount Morgan Mining and Industrial Co Pty Ltd v Morris 27 Oct 1977
Minerals Deposits Ltd v McCall Bott & Co Pty Ltd 2 Nov 1977

1978

Doyle v Payne 1 Mar 1978
Miller v Pay & Ors 13 Jul 1978
Barclay & Ors v Waterford 15 Aug 1978
Freeland v Bedekovic & Anor 15 Aug 1978
Reynolds v The Electricity Commission of NSW & Anor 5 Dec 1978
Murphy & Anor v Johnstone 20 Dec 1978

1979

Miller v Pay & Ors 4 Jul 1979
Bini & Anor v Reitterer 27 Aug 1979

1980

Rutile and Zircon Mines (Newcastle) Ltd v Bill Wright (Taree) Pty Ltd 28 May 1980
Welch v Cooper 8 Oct 1980
Milanovic v Petrovic 28 Oct 1980
Electronic Zinc Co Australasia Ltd v Knight 11 Nov 1980

1981

Clutha Development Pty Ltd v Yeomans 5 Aug 1981
Lyell v Bathurst Mining & Crushing Co Pty Ltd 14 Aug 1981
Omya Minerals Pty Ltd & Anor v Burge & Ors 2 Dec 1981
The Shell Company of Australia Ltd v Caldera 23 Dec 1981

1982

Blunt v Potter 25 Feb 1982
Asarco (Australia) Pty Ltd v Heuston 19 Mar 1982
Scheele v ESSO Exploration Ltd 29 Jun 1982
Connolly v Amoco Minerals Aust & Anor 15 Jul 1982
Hayes v Kratos Uranium N L 8 Oct 1982
Avondale Colliery Pty Ltd v Huntley Colliery Pty Ltd 20 Dec 1982

1983

Sundowner Minerals No Liability v Dunn & Anor 2 Feb 1983
Sover & Anor v Sasvary 21 Jun 1983
Krkoska & Anor v Pearl & Ors 12 Jul 1983
Boyd Pratt & Associates & Anor v McInnes & Anor 2 Aug 1983
G Whitburn Pty Ltd v McInnes & Anor 2 Aug 1983
Metals Exploration Ltd (on behalf of North Broken Hill Ltd) v Caldera 2 Sep 1983

1984

A S Exploration Ventures Pty Ltd & Anor v Toohey 28 Mar 1984
C R A Exploration Pty Ltd v Roberts 14 Jun 1984

1985

Australasian Mining Title Services Pty Ltd (on behalf of Seltrust Mining Corp) v Goldfinch & Anor 12 Apr 1985
The Shell Company of Australia v Roberts 2 May 1985
Gilligan v Mann 12 Jul 1985
Pearse v Bartram 19 Jul 1985

1986

Mehilo Pty Ltd v Owen and Broomham 24 Jan 1986
The Australian Gas Light Company v O'Grady & Ors 4 Feb 1986
Melocco Pty Ltd v Smithers & Menhennitt 10 Apr 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
Barker v Hughes 25 Jul 1986
Milinkovic v Victor Borkovic as agent for George Miljokovic 12 Aug 1986

1987

O'Donnell v Gollin Wallsend Coal Company Ltd 22 May 1987
Belmont Colliery Pty Ltd & Ors v Northern (Rhondda) Collieries Pty Ltd 19 Jun 1987
McCormack v Berrell 19 Jun 1987
Balderson & Hughes v Prodhomme 15 Sep 1987

1988

Gunnedah Coal Company Ltd v Marys Mount Landholders Association 26 Feb 1988

1989

Burge & Anor v Omya Minerals & Anor 28 Apr 1989
Burgess & Anor v Ajax Joinery Pty Ltd & Anor 8 May 1989
Australian Iron & Steel Pty Ltd v Playford Investments Pty Ltd 2 Dec 1989

1990

Regent Resources v Dutfield 31 Jan 1990
Johnston v Cramer 1 May 1990
Wynen v Duchatel 20 Jun 1990
Australian Mining Title Services Pty Ltd v Cravino & Ors 29 Jun 1990
Cave v Byrne & Anor 7 Dec 1990

1991

Withers v Carter & Anor 10 May 1991
Northern Rivers Rutile Pty Ltd v Landbrokers Inc Pty Ltd 18 Jun 1991
Bontima Pty Ltd v McGee & Anor 26 Jul 1991
Ryan & Anor v McFadden & Ors 6 Dec 1991

1992

Rose v Henderson 3 Apr 1992
Mining Registrar v Douglas 24 Apr 1992
Slack Smith v Mining Registrar Lightning Ridge 3 Sep 1992
Martin & Anor v Australian Granodiorite Ltd (in liquidation) 23 Dec 1992

1993

ZC Mines Pty Ltd (trading as Pasminco Mining) v Minerals Mining & Metallurgy Ltd & Anor 19 Feb 1993
Ryan & Anor v Pratt & Anor 5 Nov 1993

1994

There were no decisions in 1994

1995

There were no decisions in 1995

1996

Castle Mountain Enterprises Pty Ltd v Pollock & Ors 20 Dec 1996
Hill v Department of Mineral Resources 22 Nov 1996
Nugget Resources Inc v Silver Orchard Pty Ltd & Anor 7 Jun 1996
RZM Pty Ltd v Director General National Parks & Wildlife Service & Ors 21 Aug 1996

1997

Newbridge Slate Pty Ltd v Dapila Mining Ltd 9 May 1997
O'Brien & Anor v Jesasu Pty Ltd 13 Jun 1997
Slack Smith v Monch & Anor 30 Sep 1997

1998

Andrewartha & Ors v BHP Steel (AIS) Pty Ltd 27 Aug 1998
Andrewartha & Ors v BHP Steel (AIS) Pty Ltd (2) 11 Sep 1998
Australian Mining Title Services Pty Ltd & Ors v Gordon 16 Jul 1998
Kayuga Coal Pty Ltd v Ducey & Ors 18 Aug 1998

1999

Coal & Allied Operations Pty Ltd v Bates & Ors 24 Aug 1999
Lipohar v Mining Registrar 4 Mar 1999
Ross Mining NL & Ors v Barrett & Ors 26 Feb 1999

2000

Brown v Adam & Anor 6 Apr 2000
Sydney Gas Operations Pty Ltd v Brownlow Hill Pty Ltd 15 May 2000
Schnitzenbaumer v Mining Registrar 28 Jun 2000
Maidens v Shields & Ors 27 Oct 2000

2001

Lightning Ridge Miner's Association Ltd v Hudson & Ors 19 Mar 2001
Hensen v Shields & Ors 6 Apr 2001
Hudson v Wopenka & Ors 15 Apr 2001
Sydney Gas Operations Pty Ltd v Brownlow Hill Pty Ltd (2) 17 May 2001
Matic v Banovic 29 Aug 2001
Shields v Commissioner of Police & Anor 27 Sep 2001
Matic v Lekic 14 Dec 2001
Cooma Monaro Shire Council v Bridges 19 Dec 2001

2002

Searle v Sella & Anor 27 Mar 2002
Lummis & Ors v Newton & Anor 2 Oct 2002
Martin v Sandloft Pty Ltd 13 Dec 2002
Sandloft Pty Ltd v Martin 13 Dec 2002
Driver v Mining Registrar 20 Dec 2002

2003

Matic v Inman & Ors 6 Aug 2003
Manusu v Winch & Anor 4 Sep 2003

2004

Halfpenny Investments Pty Ltd v Sydney Gas Operations Ltd 20 Jan 2004
Australian Cement Ltd v Trounson & Anor 11 May 2004
Gillbee & Anor v Macapika Pty Ltd 3 Jun 2004
Blachut v Newscrest Operations Ltd 19 Aug 2004
Judge v Stanley 18 Nov 2004
Hanlen v Centennial Mandalong Pty Ltd 9 Dec 2004

2005

Sydney Gas (Camden) Operations Pty Ltd v Gatenby & Ors 5 Aug 2005
Midcoast Lime Company Pty Ltd v Minister for Mineral Resources & Anor 19 Aug 2005
McGeough v Molyneux & Anor 5 Oct 2005
Anic v Bosnjak & Anor 23 Dec 2005

2006

Big Island Mining Ltd v Caloola Holdings Pty Ltd 20 Jun 2006
Illawarra Coal Holdings Pty Ltd v Craig 1 Aug 2006

2007

Sancar v Kemp 22 May 2007
Gloucester Coal v Holmes 5 Jun 2007
Gujarat NRE Australia Pty Ltd v Bellpac Pty Ltd 13 Aug 2007
Endeavour Coal Pty Ltd v Presquartz Pty Ltd 25 Sep 2007
Presquartz Pty Ltd v Endeavour Coal Pty Ltd 25 Sep 2007

2008

Clift & Ors v Coal Mines Australia 28 Feb 2008
Melonas & Anor v Hankey & Ors 1 Apr 2008
Moorarben Coal Mines Pty Ltd & Ors v Ulan Coal Mines Ltd 30 Jul 2008
Slack-Smith v Mineral Claim Holders of the property known as Muttabun 18 Sep 2008
Austar Coal Mines Pty Ltd v Morphett 15 Oct 2008
Moolarben Coal Mines Pty Ltd & Ors v Ulan Coal Mines Ltd (2) 21 Oct 2008

2009

Evans & Ors v Coal Mines Australia Ltd 16 Jul 2009











 
 
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