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Defending our environment laws

Defending our environment laws

Over the 20-year existence of Australia’s federal environment laws, the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act, we have fought roll backs of the Act on numerous occasions, and advocated to improve this key piece of legislation. This month, EJA has...

Dissecting the interim EPBC Act review

Dissecting the interim EPBC Act review

On Monday 20 July, Professor Graeme Samuel released the Interim Report of the Independent Review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Act (EPBC Act) - a 10-year review of our national environment laws. In the midst of a climate and extinction crisis, it’s...

Time to fix Australia’s national environment protection laws

Time to fix Australia’s national environment protection laws

EJA has joined with many other individuals and organisations in making the case for new and improved national environment protection laws, lodging our submission to the second 10 yearly review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the...

Federal election – new nature laws please!

Federal election – new nature laws please!

Environmental Justice Australia is one of the organisations leading the work of the Places You Love Alliance to advocate for new federal environmental laws. The Places You Love Alliance includes more than 50 organisations representing over 1.5 million Australians. EJA...

A blueprint for the next generation of environmental law

A blueprint for the next generation of environmental law

In 2014, the Places You Love Alliance decided to sponsor and support an independent panel of environmental law experts with the remit to chart how Australia’s national environmental laws needed to be reformed over a decade. The Australian Panel of Experts in...

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