Three publications were issued in 2018 about the regulation and future of the extractives sector, by the Western Australian and Commonwealth Governments. This article summarises the contents of these documents and examines implications. These include the advances made in WA policy frameworks, but also the divergence of Australian State and national approaches from international direction in extractives regulation and governance.

To download article, click here. Citation Southalan, J, 2019. ‘WA and National Policy Guidance on Extractives Regulation’ 38(1) Australian Resources & Energy Law Journal 73-85.