EDO Qld client Oakey Coal Action Alliance (OCAA) has appealed to the Court of Appeal against the expansion of the controversial New Acland Coal (NAC) mine in prime agricultural land on the Darling Downs on 30 May 2018.Keep reading >
Have your say on a Bill to ban all for-profit corporate political donations. This Bill is an important step in the work Queensland needs to do to clean up corruption from political decisions in our state. Submissions are due noon Friday (15 June 2018).
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Do you want to have your say on the future of Queensland's energy laws and help facilitate the transition to clean energy? Now is your chance. Queensland Government has opened public consultation on how our state energy laws are functioning and whether amendments are needed to ‘guide future positive outcomes for Queensland's consumers and economy’. Submissions due 19 June by 5pm.Keep reading >
EDO Qld welcomes the Productivity Commission’s recommendation that extractive industries (mining and gas) be subject to the same rules as everyone else, and calls on the Government to better protect our water resources through the same transparent and strong regulation and planning that should apply equally to everyone.Keep reading >
EDO Qld CEO Jo Bragg presented a paper (written with law reform solicitor Revel Pointon) on current Queensland government policies and actions relating to climate change - and reviewed planning and development actions and potential actions needed by State and local governments - to the 2018 QELA conference. Find out more.Keep reading >
The Transforming Queensland’s Recycling and Waste Industry directions paper, underpinned by the reintroduction of a waste levy, is open for public comment until June 28 2018.Keep reading >
EDO Qld client Oakey Coal Action Alliance (OCAA) has today appealed to the Court of Appeal against the expansion of the controversial New Acland Coal (NAC) mine in prime agricultural land on the Darling Downs. Read the media release issued by EDO Qld, legal representation for OCAA, on 30 May 2018.Keep reading >