We’re going to court over Adani’s North Galilee Water Scheme

04 December, 2018

EDO Qld has lodged a legal challenge over the Federal Government’s decision to assess Adani’s North Galilee Water Scheme without investigating its impact on Australia’s precious water resources.

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EDO's Community Litigants Handbook: the ‘bible for environmental litigants’

31 August, 2010

Commonly referred to as the ‘bible for environmental litigants’, EDO Qld’s Community Litigants Handbook provides a step-by-step guide to conducting a planning appeal in the Queensland Planning and Environment Court. In the foreword to the Fourth edition of the Handbook, Judge Michael Rackemann of the Planning and Environment Courts says the Handbook “has proven to be an invaluable resource” and that it “makes a real and substantial contribution to access to environmental justice.”

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Nature & the Reef

Booth v Yardley ("Flying-fox case 4")

25 November, 2008

EDO Qld acted for conservationist Carol Booth in an unusual case involving admissions by a fruit grower in the media that he had been electrocuting flying-foxes in defiance of a Queensland Government ban on this method of crop protection. Our client succeeded in obtaining a court order for the dismantlement of the electric grids, although it took two contempt proceedings to achieve the outcome.

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Healthy Communities

Yeronga Park planning appeal

23 November, 2007

EDO Qld represented Ruth Woods in a successful planning appeal run jointly with other objectors to a development approval for a football field in a Brisbane park. This case is an example of what can be achieved by a motivated and well-organised community group.

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