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Sudden Withdrawal of Federal Funding Challenges EDO Qld

18 December, 2013

Yesterday afternoon the Environmental Defenders Office (Qld) (EDO Qld) were notified without warning that the Commonwealth Attorney-General had decided to immediately terminate direct funding for EDOs across Australia.

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EDO Qld Funding Update

19 July, 2012

As you may have heard on ABC radio, the State Attorney-General has refused to restore our State funding. He however acknowledged that EDOs are the only places where Queensland communities can obtain professional legal advice free of charge when faced with public interest environmental, planning and health concerns from proposed developments.

EDO Qld has had to suspend our general legal advice service.

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