Energy & Climate

Another important test case for Queensland

14 October, 2015

“Without the hearing before the Land Court, the inadequacy of the project’s groundwater impact assessment would not have been exposed"

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Access to Justice

Citizens have right to use law to protect environment

07 August, 2015

Today it’s the Yakka skink, but tomorrow it might be the koala or the Great Barrier Reef – no matter what vulnerable species small or national treasure great, the people of Australia have a right to use the law to protect the country’s environment, economy and future says EDO Qld CEO & Solicitor Jo-Anne Bragg.

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Energy & Climate

Land Court delivers Alpha coal judgment

08 April, 2014

The Queensland Land Court has today recommended that the Queensland Government either reject the Alpha Coal project or approve the project subject to stricter groundwater conditions. The Court was unable to say on the evidence just how far interference with groundwater would extend, so took a precautionary approach to protect landholders.

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