The Abbott government wants to repeal a section of our national environmental laws that gives environmentalists and environment organisations “standing” to challenge the Environment Minister’s decisions in court.
Your right to a healthy environment.
Nature needs good laws.
Our climate needs legal protection.
Environmental law is struggling to meet the immense challenges that confront our generation.
The fact that the Hazelwood Mine Fire inquiry was reopened shows the health effects of air pollution caused by coal are a serious concern of the community.
Right now we have a once in a generation opportunity to achieve cleaner air for Australian communities.