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No rest for our litigation team

20 December, 2017

The holiday season will be busy for EDO Qld’s hardworking litigation team. Here’s a round-up of what’s been happening as well as what’s ahead in the coming weeks.

New Acland Stage 3 coal mine

  • On behalf of client Oakey Coal Action Alliance, submissions for the judicial review of the Land Court’s decision to recommend against the controversial project were filed in the Supreme Court on Monday 11 December. The review is expected to take place in March 2018.
  • Land Court costs for this landmark case, which ran for 99 days in Court, have been adjourned by the Court’s Registry.
  • Replies to the Environmental and Heritage Protection Department’s new approval process for Stage 3 are due 29 December 2017.

Blair Athol coal mine

Other litigation work

  • EDO Qld’s litigation team is providing advice, education and assistance to a number of individuals and community groups across Queensland. This includes planning and approval reviews, drafting letters for clients and assisting with processes on several ranging issues.

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