Category

Nature & the Reef

The Latest

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.

Keep reading >
The Latest

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.

Keep reading >
Past Court Cases

LTG seeks reasons for Blair Athol financial assurance decision

22 February, 2018

EDO Qld is acting for Lock the Gate Alliance Ltd (LTG) in the Supreme Court to obtain reasons for the Queensland Government’s decision on the amount of financial assurance required for the Blair Athol mine in central Queensland.  LTG is concerned the amount required of junior miner Orion Mining is not enough to safeguard against rehabilitation needs on the site left by former operators Rio Tinto.

Keep reading >
Past Court Cases

LTG seeks reasons for Blair Athol mining lease transfer

22 February, 2018

EDO Qld is acting for Lock the Gate Alliance Ltd (LTG) in the Supreme Court to obtain reasons for the Queensland Government’s decision to approve transfer of the Blair Athol mining lease in central Queensland.  LTG is concerned about the ability of junior miner Orion Mining to meet rehabilitation requirements on the site left by former operator Rio Tinto.

Keep reading >
News & Blog Posts

EDO Qld LawAlert: January 2018

31 January, 2018

EDO Qld solicitors are currently in the Supreme Court representing two community clients - Lock The Gate and Oakey Coal Action Alliance - for cases relating to the Blair Athol and New Acland Stage 3 coal mines. This year we are also committed to holding the state government to account on election promises, especially putting an end to broad scale tree clearing.

Keep reading >