Access to Justice

Vegetation Changes: Background information

19 April, 2013

The laws that brought an end to the clearing and devastation of Queensland’s endangered regrowth forests, bushland and riverine vegetation are being torn up in proposed changes to the Vegetation Management Act.

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Nature & the Reef

Saving Lot 402, Bribie Island

30 November, 2012

A beautiful mosaic of eucalypt, tea-tree and banksia forest, paperbark wetland and wallum heath on Bribie Island once classified as Lot 402 is now national park. It would have been paved over by now if it weren’t for environmentalists prepared to fight for it in court, assisted by advice from EDO Qld.

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Healthy Communities

Saving the Condamine from a feedlot

30 November, 2012

The disastrous Queensland floods of 2011 turned a proposed feedlot site on the Condamine River floodplain in southern Queensland into a lake. If a group of local landholders, assisted with advice from EDO Qld, had not stopped the development by challenging it in court, large volumes of toxic, high-nutrient wastes would have contaminated the river and nearby wetlands. 

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