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Energy & Climate

Law Reform

It's time for special water rights for mining to go

09 June, 2018

EDO Qld welcomes the Productivity Commission’s recommendation that extractive industries (mining and gas) be subject to the same rules as everyone else, and calls on the Government to better protect our water resources through the same transparent and strong regulation and planning that should apply equally to everyone.

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EDO Qld LawAlert: 30 April 2018

30 April, 2018

Find out more about the tree clearing Bill; loopholes in the financial provisioning Bill; EDO Solicitor Revel Pointon takes out the top young environmental lawyer award; and read about a key decision relating to Gold Coast City Council and Boral Industries Pty Ltd. There's also a guide to help you prepare a good submission under the EPBC Act.

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EPBC referral submission template

30 April, 2018

We at EDO Qld have prepared a template for you to use when writing a submission under the EPBC Act's public comment opportunities. The template is intended to be used as a guide only. 

Please customise your response using your knowledge and expertise, relating to the project or action.

 

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EDO Qld LawAlert: April 2018

13 April, 2018

Your EDO Qld lawyers have prepared summary on Linc Energy, recently found guilty of causing serious environmental harm. We have also been busy presenting to Parliamentary Committees on key environmental issues, including changes to the veg management laws, laws seeking to eliminate corruption in local and State governments, as well as laws ensuring mining land is safely rehabilitated.

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