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Queenslanders’ rights to object to mining projects restored

26 May, 2016

After months of hard work with government, communities and groups, EDO Qld helped the State Government deliver an election promise to restore landholder and community objection rights to mines on major projects on 17 July 2015. These rights are vital to the public interest where the costs and benefits of major projects are scrutinised by the people in an independent court of law.

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Water reforms may come into effect soon

10 May, 2016

The Water Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 provides Labor’s proposed amendments to the Water Reform and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 (Qld), passed by the LNP Government in 2014. Public submission to the Parliamentary Committee inquiry were open late 2015.

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