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Climate Law Update 2018

28 September, 2018

Judges make decisions on the evidence before them - but Parliament may change the rules and bring in new climate laws. At this recent EDO Qld event, prominent jurists looked at Climate Law now, and into the future.

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Spotlight on prosecutions of Linc Energy

27 September, 2018

In September 2018, the High Court dismissed an application to hear the Linc Energy case made by the Queensland government. That means the Court of Appeal decision stands - so it’s possible for company liquidators in Queensland to disclaim future environmental responsibilities and for remediation costs to fall back on the State.

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Water and your rights

21 August, 2018

Do you know your community rights under the Water Act 2000 (Qld)? Find out what the Water Act does and how you can make sure our water is allocated in a safe and sustainable way. Our updated community water rights factsheet is now available to download.

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The drain on Acland farmers

31 July, 2018

It’s not just impacts to groundwater that are unclear in the Oakey Coal Action Alliance (OCAA) cases - it’s also who has the power to hear and assess potential impacts to groundwater. Find out how Associated Water Licences (AWLs) have thrown a spanner into the legal mix.

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