'User pays' model for subsidence in NSW

THE New South Wales government has introduced legislation to replace the Mine Subsidence Compensation Act 1961, with the aim of implementing a “user pays” model for damage liability.

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'User pays' model for subsidence in NSW 'User pays' model for subsidence in NSW 'User pays' model for subsidence in NSW 'User pays' model for subsidence in NSW 'User pays' model for subsidence in NSW

Under this model, mining operations will be directly liable for the damage they cause to surface improvements, rather than any remediation being funded through industry levies.

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