Healthy Communities

Groundwater evidence re-opens in Acland case

03 April, 2017

Hardworking farmers and community members of the agriculturally-rich Darling Downs region will be back into court this week, to once again defend the future of their livelihoods.

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Energy & Climate

Qld Labor exempts Adani mine from scrutiny

09 November, 2016

“The Queensland Parliament has passed last minute amendments to the Labor Government’s groundwater protection laws. The effect is that the public, be they conservation groups or local landholders, won’t have any submission or appeal rights on groundwater licences relating to the Adani Carmichael mine," says EDO Qld CEO Jo Bragg.

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Energy & Climate

Revoke CG powers for Adani: EDO Qld

03 November, 2016

The Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) Qld is recommending that the Queensland Government revoke the broad ‘prescribed project’ and ‘critical infrastructure’ powers granted to the Coordinator-General for Adani’s proposed Carmichael mine and associated infrastructure.

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Energy & Climate

Evidence wraps up on Acland case

05 October, 2016

Evidence for a landmark public interest case in the Land Court, objecting to New Hope’s controversial New Acland Coal mine expansion, comes to an end this week when lawyers for community group Oakey Coal Action Alliance and 12 of the 33 objectors deliver their closing oral submissions.

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