To fix or not to fix? Offshore wind and community impact

On 12 July 2023, the federal government announced the Hunter Coast as Australia’s second offshore wind zone. The announcement of a second offshore wind zone (alongside the Bass Straight off Gippsland) demonstrates that offshore wind – formerly believed to be ‘technologically impossible’1– is now a viable renewable energy source. As community acceptance of offshore wind […]

2023 Annual General Meeting Season

The annual general meeting (AGM) season for companies with a financial year-end of 30 June is fast approaching. To help listed companies prepare for their AGM, we have summarised below some key legal and regulatory updates and reminders. Please contact our team if you would like assistance preparing your notice of AGM or are seeking […]

Hamilton Locke Advises Cleo Diagnostics Ltd on its IPO

Hamilton Locke advised Cleo Diagnostics Ltd (ASX: COV) on its successful initial public offering and recent listing on the ASX. The IPO raised $12 million for the Victorian based biotech company. Cleo Diagnostics was incorporated to develop and commercialise three ovarian cancer tests. Cleo Diagnostics is currently the only biotech company listed on the ASX […]