Energy & Climate

Urgenda's big climate win - What does it mean for Australia?

16 October, 2018

In an historic community win against climate change, the Hague Court of Appeal has upheld a landmark ruling ordering the Dutch Government to cut the country's greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25 percent by 2020, from benchmark 1990 levels.

What does it mean for climate litigation in Australia?

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EDO Qld connecting with Traditional Owners

28 September, 2018

EDO Qld was pleased to be able to meet with representatives from the Butchulla people in Hervey Bay during our regional tour. The Butchulla people are traditional owners of country in the Great Sandy region, including K’gari (aka Fraser Island) for which they have a native title determination.

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Access to Justice

EDO Qld visits regional communities

28 September, 2018

EDO Qld senior solicitor Revel Pointon was on the road this month to provide community workshops around central coast Qld. We covered a lot of distance and a lot of different topics to empower regional communities to understand the laws and their rights to be involved in decisions that impact their health, environment and community.

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Access to Justice

EDO looks back on its volunteers

28 September, 2018

EDO Queensland is turning 30 in 2019! Our volunteer profile series celebrates 30 years of volunteers, who are integral to the work we do. This time, EDO Qld Principal Solicitor Sean Ryan, recalls his experience as a student volunteer.

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