Energy & Climate

Adani’s over-inflated job figures exposed

15 December, 2015

Adani’s own economic witnesses conceded the controversial Carmichael mine and rail project would create just 1,464 net jobs and not the 10,000 claimed by the company during a Land Court case brought forward by EDO Qld client Coast and Country.

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Energy & Climate

Kevin's Corner hearing starts

19 October, 2015

EDO Qld is representing conservation group Coast and Country, who, alongside other parties, will today begin a two-week hearing to raise two key concerns about GVK Hancock’s proposed Kevin's Corner mining project.

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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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