Endnotes

  1. Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 (Vic), s. 1
  2. Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 (Vic), s. 2(b)(vii)
  3. Written submission of the Victorian Government, 22 May 2014, para. 3.34; Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 21
  4. Written submission of the Victorian Government, 22 May 2014, para. 3.37
  5. The provision for the requirement of a work authority (in place of an authority to commence work) was first introduced in the amendments to the Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 (Vic) in 2000, which post-dated the authority to commence in respect of the Hazelwood mine, which was approved on 10 September 1996; Written submission of the Victorian Government, 22 May 2014, para. 3.55
  6. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para.13
  7. Written submission of the Victorian Government, 22 May 2014, para. 3.23
  8. Including conditions set out in s. 26(2) of the Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 (Vic); Written submission of the Victorian Government, 22 May 2014, para. 3.36
  9. Written submission of the Victorian Government, 22 May 2014, para. 3.41
  10. Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 (Vic), s. 40(6)
  11. Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 (Vic), ss. 26(2) & 41(5A)
  12. Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) (Mineral Industries) Regulations 2013 (Vic), r. 32(1)(b)(i)
  13. Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) (Mineral Industries) Regulations 2013 (Vic), rr. 44-45 & Schedule 15; Written submission of the Victorian Government, 22 May 2014, para. 4.27
  14. See for example, Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 100; annexure KAW-23, p. 203
  15. White T1616:21-28
  16. Written submission of Samantha Hepburn, p. 2
  17. Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 (Vic), s. 78(1)
  18. Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 (Vic), ss. 79A & 80
  19. Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 (Vic), s. 39A
  20. Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 (Vic), s. 41AC; Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) (Mineral Industries)
    Regulations 2013 (Vic), r. 33(2)
  21. White T1583:7-21
  22. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 183
  23. Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Amendment Act 2014 (Vic), s. 2(3)
  24. Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic), s. 2(1)(a)-(b)
  25. Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic), s. 2(1)(c)
  26. Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic), s. 4(1)-(3)
  27. Exhibit 70 – Statement of Leonard Neist, paras 11 & 12
  28. Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic), s. 21(3)(a)
  29. Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic), s. 20(1)
  30. Exhibit 70 – Statement of Leonard Neist, para. 22
  31. Exhibit 96 – How WorkSafe applies the law in relation to Reasonably Practicable, WorkSafe Position Edition No. 1 November 2007
  32. Neist T1862:1 – T1863:4; T1870:14 – T1871:16
  33. Neist T1835:13-15
  34. Neist T1872:1-2
  35. Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 (Vic), r. 1.1.7
  36. Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 (Vic), r. 5.3.2(1)(j)
  37. Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 (Vic), r. 5.3.7(2)
  38. Written submission of the Victorian Government, 22 May 2014, para. 3.70; Exhibit 31 – Statement of Robert Kelly, para. 5; Hayes T1750:30 – T1751:10
  39. Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 (Vic), r. 5.3.23(3)(b)
  40. Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 (Vic), r. 5.3.22
  41. Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 (Vic), r. 1.1.5
  42. Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 (Vic), r. 5.3.23(1)-(2)
  43. Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 (Vic), r. 5.3.23(4)
  44. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 14
  45. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 57
  46. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 59; Mineral Resources Development Regulations 2002 (Vic) (repealed), r. 25(2); Schedule 13 cl. 8
  47. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 60; annexures KAW-13 & KAW-14
  48. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 61; annexure KAW-15, pp. 122 & 123
  49. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 79
  50. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, paras 62 & 67
  51. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 77; annexure KAW-19
  52. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 55
  53. Mineral Resources Development Regulations 2002 (Vic) (repealed), r. 25(2) & Schedule 13 cl. 8
  54. Mineral Resources Development (Mining) Amendment Regulations 2010, r. 9; Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 78
  55. Energy and Resources Legislation Amendment Act 2010 (Vic), s. 55; Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 78
  56. Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1999 (Vic), s. 41AC; Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) (Mineral Industries) Regulations 2013 (Vic), r. 33(2); Energy and Resources Legislation Amendment Act 2009 (Vic), s. 27
  57. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, paras 68-76; annexure KAW-18
  58. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, annexure KAW-18, p. 9
  59. Hayes T1767:30 – T1768:4
  60. Third written submission of the Victorian Government, 23 June 2014, paras 121 & 122
  61. Third written submission of the Victorian Government, 23 June 2014, para. 120
  62. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, annexure KAW-18, p. 8
  63. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, annxure KAW-18, p. 4
  64. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, paras 80 & 84; Exhibit 70 – Statement of Leonard Neist, para. 7
  65. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 81; annexure KAW-20, Schedule 1, p. 1
  66. White T1600:2 – T1601:4
  67. White T1602:10-1
  68. Neist T1825:10 – T1826:5
  69. Neist T1817:27 – T1818:5
  70. Third written submission of the Victorian Government, 23 June 2014, para. 126
  71. Written submission of Counsel Assisting, 17 June 2014, section 4.1, para. 21, citing Whittaker v Delmina Pty Ltd (1998) 87 IR 268 (VSC, Hansen J);
    R v Associated Octel Ltd [1996] 4 All ER (HL); R v Mara [1987] 1 All ER 478
  72. Third written submission of the Victorian Government, 23 June 2014, para. 127
  73. Neist T1855:31 – T1856:10
  74. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, paras 19 & 20
  75. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 121
  76. White T1620:1-17
  77. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 137
  78. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, paras 138-172
  79. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, paras 148 & 149
  80. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, paras 158-167
  81. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 172
  82. White T1607:24-25
  83. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, paras 55 & 56
  84. White T1594:3-10
  85. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 188
  86. White T1641:3-10
  87. White T1640:6-24
  88. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 179; White T1608:5-9
  89. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para.181
  90. Third written submission of the Victorian Government, 23 June 2014, para. 130
  91. Second written submission of Environment Victoria, 24 June 2014, para. 72
  92. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, paras 184-186
  93. White T1639:6-10
  94. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 186
  95. Written submission of David Langmore, para. 2.13
  96. Written submission of Environmental Justice Australia
  97. Exhibit 70 – Statement of Leonard Neist, para. 8
  98. Exhibit 70 – Statement of Leonard Neist, p. 1
  99. Hayes T1745:15-19
  100. Exhibit 70 – Statement of Leonard Neist, paras 9 & 10
  101. Exhibit 31 – Statement of Robert Kelly, para. 13
  102. Exhibit 31 – Statement of Robert Kelly, paras 7 & 8 (emphasis added)
  103. Exhibit 31 – Statement of Robert Kelly, para. 10; Hayes T1753:23-29
  104. Hayes T1749:6 – T1750:6
  105. Exhibit 31 – Statement of Robert Kelly, para. 12
  106. Exhibit 31 – Statement of Robert Kelly, para. 34; Exhibit 67 – Statement of Kevin Hayes, para. 5
  107. Adapted from Exhibit 31 – Statement of Robert Kelly, para. 18
  108. Exhibit 31 – Statement of Robert Kelly, paras 14 & 15
  109. Exhibit 31 – Statement of Robert Kelly, paras 17 & 19
  110. Exhibit 31 – Statement of Robert Kelly, para. 20
  111. Exhibit 31 – Statement of Robert Kelly, para. 21
  112. Exhibit 31 – Statement of Robert Kelly, paras 22 & 23
  113. Exhibit 31 – Statement of Robert Kelly, para. 24
  114. Exhibit 31 – Statement of Robert Kelly, para. 25
  115. Exhibit 93 – Statement of Romeo Prezioso, annexure 3, p. 15
  116. Neist T1840:29 – T1841:3
  117. Hayes T1749:4-5
  118. Exhibit 67 – Statement of Kevin Hayes, paras 3 & 5
  119. Exhibit 67 – Statement of Kevin Hayes, para. 5; attachment 19
  120. Exhibit 67 – Statement of Kevin Hayes, attachment 19, pp. 278 & 279
  121. A bow-tie diagram is a diagrammatic representation commonly used in risk assessments that identifies the causes, outcomes and risk controls for a particular hazard. For an illustration and further information, see Chapter 3.3 Fire prevention and mitigation measures taken by GDF Suez
  122. Exhibit 67 – Statement of Kevin Hayes, attachment 20, p. 120
  123. Exhibit 67 – Statement of Kevin Hayes, para. 5
  124. Written submission of Counsel Assisting, 17 June 2014, Part 5.3, para. 31
  125. Hayes T1776:24 – T1777:6
  126. Exhibit 67 – Statement of Kevin Hayes, attachment 20, p. 120
  127. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, paras 156 & 157
  128. White T1607:24-25
  129. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 55
  130. Mineral Resources Development (Mining) Amendment Regulations 2010, r. 9; Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 78
  131. Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 (Vic), s. 2(b)(vii)
  132. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 179; White T1636:27 – T1637:14
  133. Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 (Vic), ss. 26(2) & 41(5A)
  134. Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) (Mineral Industries) Regulations 2013 (Vic), Schedule 15, Pt. 2
  135. White T1600:18 – T1601:4; T1601:27 – T1602:9
  136. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 100; annexure KAW-23, p. 203
  137. Second written submission of Environment Victoria, 24 June 2014, para. 68
  138. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 99; annexure KAW-23, p. 195
  139. White T1607:24-28; T1639:19-23
  140. Written submission of Counsel Assisting, 17 June 2014, Part 5.3, para. 41
  141. Third written submission of the Victorian Government, 23 June 2014, para. 123
  142. Exhibit 31 – Statement of Robert Kelly, para. 25
  143. Neist T1840:15-28
  144. Neist T1841:5-8
  145. Third written submission of the Victorian Government, 23 June 2014, para.124
  146. Exhibit 91 – Expert report of David Cliff, p. 10; Second written submission of the Victorian Government, 18 June 2014, para. 9.4
  147. Second written submission of Environment Victoria, 24 June 2014, para. 71
  148. Third written submission of the Victorian Government, 23 June 2014, paras 121 & 122
  149. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, annexure KAW-18, p. 4
  150. Neist T1815:23-28; T1817:17-26
  151. Written submission of Counsel Assisting, 17 June 2014, Part 5.2, para. 26; Third written submission of the Victorian Government, 23 June 2014, para. 127
  152. See for example Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, para. 190
  153. Second written submission of Environment Victoria, 24 June 2014, para. 67
  154. Written submission of Counsel Assisting, 17 June 2014, Part 4.1, para. 79
  155. Written submission of Counsel Assisting, 17 June 2014, Part 4.1, para. 78
  156. Second written submission of Environment Victoria, 24 June 2014, para. 8
  157. Neist T1846:10 – T1847:14
  158. Second written submission of Environment Victoria, 24 June 2014, para. 7
  159. Written submission of Samantha Hepburn, pp. 8-10
  160. White T1640:6-24; T1641:3-10
  161. Third written submission of the Victorian Government, 23 June 2014, para. 145
  162. Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Amendment Act 2014 (Vic), s. 2(3)
  163. Written submission of Counsel Assisting, 17 June 2014, Part 4.1, paras 80 & 81
  164. Second written submission of Environment Victoria, 24 June 2014, para. 6
  165. Third written submission of the Victorian Government, 23 June 2014, paras 144 & 145
  166. Written submission of Counsel Assisting, 17 June 2014, Part 4.1, para. 80
  167. White T1638:30 – T1639:3
  168. Third written submission of the Victorian Government, 23 June 2014, para. 146
  169. Exhibit 59 – Statement of Kylie White, paras 53 & 54