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Have your say on Australia's faunal extinction crisis

13 August, 2018

On 27 June 2018, the Senate referred an inquiry into Australia’s faunal extinction crisis to the Environment and Communications References Committee for inquiry (Senate Inquiry). The Committee must report by 4 December 2018.

The committee has agreed to extend the date for receipt of submissions to 10 September 2018.

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Law Reform

Is it fight or flight for Toondah Harbour?

31 July, 2018

Concerns remain over the Toondah Harbour Development and the project's impact on the protected RAMSAR wetlands and migratory birds, turtles, dugongs and koalas. Understand the assessment process, your rights and how to stay up-to-date and have your say on development applications.

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Law Reform

Murray-Darling Basin water regulation update

31 July, 2018

Amidst concerns for water use in the Murray-Darling Basin region, EDO Qld is working with government and stakeholders to ensure changes to the water regulation framework are sufficiently strong to better protect our precious water resources, for all water users and our environment.

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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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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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