Blog Articles by Brendan Sydes

Lawyers in action

Environmental Justice Australia is looking for an experienced litigation lawyer to take up a leadership role.  

Adani's Abbot Point coal terminal

People are asking, what if any legal pathways exist to stop the proposed mega coal mine?

Leadbeater's possum Pic by D Harley

We have commenced an important case in the Federal Court seeking better protection for the Leadbeater's Possum under our national environment protection law.

Wonthaggi wind turbines by David Clarke

The Victorian government is leading the way with new laws for environment and climate. 

Brendan Sydes

There is a serious push on to muzzle environmental advocates – again.

Great Barrier Reef 'in danger'?

Brendan Sydes looks at the prospect the Great Barrier Reef will be designated ‘World Heritage in danger’.

Do you want to use your skills to help the environment and the health of the Australian community?

Image of EJA lawyers at work

A rare opportunity to join our team!  We’re seeking two new lawyers to join our legal experts to work on new projects. If you are a new lawyer (up to 3 years post admission) with a burning desire to use your legal skills for justice and sustainability, then we’d like to hear from you. 

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


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