Biodiversity Law

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

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

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

Environment debate at National Press Club debate has prompted a call from leading environment groups for an overhaul of our outdated environment protection laws.  

From dumping dredge spoil onto the Great Barrier Reef to letting cattle trample the Alpine National Park, many of our wild places and native species are under threat. We use the courts to protect them, running cases across Australia to safeguard the places we hoped were already safe.

Reports and Submissions

Title Date

Draft native vegetation clearing regulations and guidelines - submission

20/02/2017

Fixing Victoria’s broken nature laws

30/08/2016

Native Vegetation Clearing Regulations Review: Consultation Paper

07/04/2016

Inquiry into the Environment Protection Authority (Victoria)

15/12/2015

Objections to the proposal for an environmental ‘one stop shop’

13/12/2013

ANEDO submission on the Qld assessment bilateral agreement

06/12/2013

Letter to Minister Hunt on Environmental Standards

18/11/2013

Our proposal for a National Environment Commission

17/05/2013

Submission on Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Retaining Federal Approval Powers) Bill 2012

18/01/2013

The adequacy of threatened species & planning laws in all jurisdictions of Australia

14/12/2012

Submission on Draft Framework of Standards for Accreditation of Environmental Approvals under the EPBC Act 1999

23/11/2012

Response to release of the Commonwealth Accreditation Standards document

23/11/2012

Defend environmental laws

24/05/2012

Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Emergency Listings) Bill 2011

15/12/2011

Melbourne Strategic Assessment: Growth Corridor Plans and Biodiversity Strategies (December 2011)

13/12/2011

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act: 10-year review

03/11/2011

Environmental effects statement process review (September 2011)

03/11/2011

Biodiversity Strategy 2010-2015

03/11/2011

Biodiversity White Paper Report: Land and Biodiversity - a Call for Action

03/11/2011

Costing the Earth? The case for public interest costs protection in environmental litigation

03/11/2011

ANEDO submission on the Draft EPBC Act Environmental Offsets Policy

21/10/2011

ANEDO Submission to the House of Representatives Committee Inquiry into Australia’s biodiversity in a changing climate

05/08/2011

Submission to the 10 year review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 – interim report

10/08/2009

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