Law Reform · Access to Justice

EDO Qld to present evidence to Committee on public rights to object to mining projects

05 August, 2014

Sean Ryan and Jo Bragg, Solicitors at EDO Qld, will present evidence as to why existing public rights need to be retained, not stripped away.

When:       

Wednesday 6th Aug 9am

What:  

Public Hearing Brisbane - The Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Bill 2014 and the proposed removal of public objection rights to the Land Court for 90% of mining projects.

Where:      

Committee Room 2, Level 6, Parliamentary Annex, Parliament House, Brisbane

Details:       

A copy of the program is available from the AREC Parliamentary Committee inquiry page. A live broadcast will also be available here.

For more information on  EDO Qld’s views on this issue, see here.

For the 287 public submissions by urban and rural individuals and groups, see here.

Environmental Defenders Office Queensland (EDO Qld) gives a strong legal voice to the environment when needed most.

Take Action

The latest from EDO Qld

Finally: New mine rehab and financial assurance laws passed in Qld

Natural justice: Time to get tough on environmental crime

Mine Rehab - Let's Get It Right

Factsheet: Accessing government information

Explainer: What is the 'water trigger'?