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Bad news for Victoria’s internationally recognised wetlands and how they are managed.

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80 years ago this week, the last remaining Tasmanian Tiger died at Hobart Zoo.

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In a significant win for Victorian communities, on 30 August 2016 the Victorian Premier announced that the government will pass laws to implement a permanent ban on the exploration and development of all onshore unconventional gas in Victoria, including fracking and coal seam gas.

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In lieu of Commonwealth leadership over nature protection in Australia, state and territory governments need to step up.

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.

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The UK has voted to leave the European Union. What does this mean for environmental protections in the UK?

The Victorian government today released their intentions to change Victoria’s climate change laws.

Climate change is real, and it’s happening now.

Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s decision to issue an exemption for the dispersal of Grey Headed Flying Foxes under national environment protection laws raises some serious questions

We’ve had a busy morning!

Today lawyers from our Forest Law Program, together with Danny Cash, a generous criminal barrister working pro bono, represented four forest activists in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court.

Last week, the Law Institute of Victoria held its annual awards night, recognising some of the profession’s most outstanding lawyers and law firms.  Environmental Justice Australia was nominated in the category of 'Community Lawyer/Organisation of the Year'.

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