About Matrix Approvals

Aidan Kelly is a lawyer and environmental scientist. He currently represents a small range of clients on mining and agricultural related project development work, property law (agreements and disputes) and private wealth management (estate planning).   

Previously he worked at Freehills, Rio Tinto and Karara Mining.  In those positions he did a lot of work securing regulatory approvals for mines and supporting infrastructure including railways, power stations, power lines, ports and water pipelines. He has expertise in all areas of regulatory approvals including:

  • land access
  • native title
  • tenure acquisition and tenure management
  • aboriginal heritage
  • environmental assessment
  • planning / state agreement
  • regulator engagement
  • AND the ULTIMATE, securing timely whole-of-project approval (to construct and operate).

Aidan works closely with his clients to map out how to obtain all regulatory approvals required to plan, finance and construct a major project.  He will work closely with your existing management team to increase project approvability, deliver timely project approvals and ensure that approvals are not on  the critical-path. He will accept the challenge of getting your project approved confidently, on-time and on-budget. His contacts are mobile 04 0084 6063 and email aidan.kelly@matrixapprovals.com.au