In 1989 an environment group tried to stop a cement company destroying caves in which rare (now threatened) ghost bats roosted.Keep reading >
Yesterday’s announcement that Minister for Heritage Protection Andrew Powell had asked expert members of the Queensland Heritage Council to resign and reapply for their jobs had set alarm bells ringing.Keep reading >
As you may have heard on ABC radio, the State Attorney-General has refused to restore our State funding. He however acknowledged that EDOs are the only places where Queensland communities can obtain professional legal advice free of charge when faced with public interest environmental, planning and health concerns from proposed developments.
EDO Qld has had to suspend our general legal advice service.Keep reading >
The Queensland Coordinator General has recommended conditional approval for the Alpha Coal project in central Queensland.Keep reading >
EDO’s Jo Bragg spoke on this Bill to the Qld Agricultural, Resources and Environment Committee on June 6.Keep reading >
Gold Coast environmentalists represented by EDO Qld protected a rainforest site teeming with rare and threatened wildlife by challenging a proposed development. Sometimes, the environment wins even when a court case is lost.Keep reading >