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'.

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debate at National Press Club debate has prompted a call from leading environment groups for an overhaul of our outdated environment protection laws.  

Independent Inquiry of the Environment Protection Authority report: welcome recommendations for reforms to environment protection.

The Victorian Government has a new (draft) 20 year plan for the environment.

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The Government will implement all the recommendations of the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry - a welcome result for the community.

Today the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry released its report on rehabilitation of the Latrobe Valley coal mine.

Two case studies of ways companies have avoided paying to rehabilitate mine sites.

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.


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