Access to Justice: Regulation of power stations

06 August, 2018

This factsheet provides an introduction to the laws around power stations, the regulation of emissions, and your rights to enforcing power station pollution under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (Qld) (EP Act).

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Energy & Climate

EPBC referral submission template

30 April, 2018

We at EDO Qld have prepared a template for you to use when writing a submission under the EPBC Act's public comment opportunities. The template is intended to be used as a guide only. 

Please customise your response using your knowledge and expertise, relating to the project or action.

 

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Writing a good submission on a referral under the EPBC Act

30 April, 2018

The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) is a federal piece of legislation which is designed to protect and manage nationally and internationally important flora, fauna, ecological communities and heritage places, listed as Matters of National Environmental Significance (MNES).

“Actions” that may potentially have "significant impacts" on MNES must be referred to the federal Environment Minister for assessment and approval before the activity can commence. The public is invited to comment on some of these referrals.

 

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