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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Energy & Climate

Latest Adani Carmichael mine and rail project news

27 September, 2018

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. 

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Energy & Climate

Spotlight on prosecutions of Linc Energy

27 September, 2018

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.

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Access to Justice

Water and your rights

21 August, 2018

Do you know your community rights under the Water Act 2000 (Qld)? Find out what the Water Act does and how you can make sure our water is allocated in a safe and sustainable way. Our updated community water rights factsheet is now available to download.

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