Judges make decisions on the evidence before them - but Parliament may change the rules and bring in new climate laws. At this recent EDO Qld event, prominent jurists looked at Climate Law now, and into the future.Keep reading >
The hearing date for Oakey Coal Action Alliance’s appeal and New Acland Coal’s cross appeal has now been listed for a two day hearing on 27-28 February 2019. The appeal seeks to overturn the 2018 Supreme Court decision that would see groundwater impacts no longer allowed to be considered in some mining objection hearings.Keep reading >
We have updated our blog with latest news and developments on the Adani Carmichael coal and rail projects. It includes information on Adani being prosecuted for marine discharge at Abbot Point, new evidence of unlawful activities on the mine site, assessment status of the proposed North Galilee Water Scheme, and more.Keep reading >
In September 2018, the High Court dismissed an application to hear the Linc Energy case made by the Queensland government. That means the Court of Appeal decision stands - so it’s possible for company liquidators in Queensland to disclaim future environmental responsibilities and for remediation costs to fall back on the State.Keep reading >
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Come and check out one of our workshops on a variety of topics, all central to how You can use your powers under the law more effectively to help protect your environment and community.Keep reading >
Strong new evidence indicates that Adani has breached its environmental approval for the Carmichael Coal Mine - with calls for the Queensland Government to investigate.Keep reading >