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Land Access Ombudsman

Ombudsman to host webinar on free land access support

Land Access Ombudsman Jane Pires is hosting a series of free webinars to help Queenslanders navigate land access disputes and understand the support available to them.

Held on 26 May for landholders and 27 May for resource companies, the sessions will cover how the Office of the Land Access Ombudsman helps resolve land access disputes, what to do if you find yourself in one, common issues, tips for handling the process and more, followed by an opportunity to discuss individual concerns.

With resource industry expansion continuing across the state – including 12 new gas and petroleum areas opened to tender this month – Ms Pires says all resource company employees and affected landholders stand to benefit from learning about the common issues and available assistance.

“Whether you’ve had several Conduct and Compensation or Make Good Agreement in place for years or your property falls in one of the new releases and it’s still years away, these webinars will help you be better informed and prepared” she said.

“Learning where the common pitfalls have been for others can help you avoid them yourself. And while hopefully you’ll never need us, knowing about the support available down the track is still great for confidence and peace of mind.”

The Office of the Land Access Ombudsman opened in late 2018, providing free, independent dispute resolution services for the Queenslanders with Conduct and Compensation Agreements and Make Good Agreements.

For more information or to register for the webinars, visit www.lao.org.au/publications/events

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Media contact

Jessimin Horder
Communication Officer, Office of the Land Access Ombudsman
Jessimin.horder@lao.org.au
0421 692 496

Last updated 02 Sep 2020