Blog Articles by Bruce Lindsay

Yarra Falls

The new Yarra River Bill marries an innovative ‘legal rights for nature’ approach with conventional land use planning.

Yarra reflaction

EJA's Bruce Lindsay explains why the new Yarra legislation is such an important advance.

Black throated finch, by Chris Williams

Australia's existing system of environmental laws needs renovation.

Yarra Falls

Community input will be crucial to making sure Melbourne’s most important green corridor is still a beautiful, accessible and ecologically rich place in another 10 or 20 years.

EJA has met with Mr Michel Forst to help him assess the overall environment for human rights defenders and civil society in Australia

This is your chance to have a say in the laws governing the Yarra River. Submissions on the Yarra River Protection Act are now being taken. Submissions close on 5 August 2016.

The Victorian Government's Review of the Native Vegetation Clearing Regulations is now calling for submissions from the public. Submissions close on Friday 29 April.

Environmental Justice Australia has prepared these points to help you make your submission.

A lot has been happening in the biodiversity law space. Across Australia, our work on the next generation of environmental laws; in Victoria, everything up for review. Catch up with the latest.

Environmental Justice Australia and the Yarra Riverkeepers Association have rapidly charted a strong course, setting the direction for the proposed Yarra River Protecetion Act.

Today is World Wetlands Day. It is one outcome of an extraordinary agreement signed in Iran in 1971 at a city on the Caspian Sea – the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance

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