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Submission to the NSW Government on its Draft Clean Air Strategy

Submission to the NSW Government on its Draft Clean Air Strategy

The consultation period for the NSW Draft Clean Air Strategy 2021-2030 (Draft Strategy) closed on 23 April 2021 and EJA made a detailed submission, which you can read here. In our submission, we call for the Government to adopt the recommendations in The People’s...

Unsustainable water management in the Gippsland Lakes: a legal analysis

Unsustainable water management in the Gippsland Lakes: a legal analysis

The Gippsland Lakes are a network of coastal lagoons and marsh environments and are the largest estuarine lagoon system in Australia. They consist of three large coastal lagoons (Lake Wellington, Lake Victoria and Lake King) and fringing wetlands, which are ecosystems...

Environment groups write to UNESCO

Environment groups write to UNESCO

Australian environment groups, including EJA, have written to UNESCO, the United Nations peak environmental heritage body urging them to oppose the Federal government's bid to devolve the approvals process for projects to state and territory government's. We are...

Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Australia

Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Australia

EJA made two joint submissions related to Australia’s Third Universal Periodic Review under the United Nations Human Rights Council, calling on Australia to improve its approaches to environmental and climate justice, the protection of cultural heritage and respect...

Water, Nature and Law in the City

Water, Nature and Law in the City

In June 2020, EJA Lawyer Bruce Lindsay presented a paper on urban waterways at the Legalwise Water Law Forum. The paper is on the evolving law and policy applying to urban rivers, wetlands and waterways. The forum covered topics and issues such as new general...

No longer tenable: Bushfires and Regional Forest Agreements

No longer tenable: Bushfires and Regional Forest Agreements

Regional Forest Agreements are intergovernmental agreements between the Commonwealth and the Western Australian, Tasmanian, New South Wales and Victorian governments. These agreements attempt to resolve competing demands on native forests for resource extraction and...

EJA Reconciliation Action Plan

EJA Reconciliation Action Plan

We are excited to launch our first Reconciliation Action Plan, the start of our formal journey of reconciliation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Our work here at EJA is concerned fundamentally with notions of justice, in particular environmental...

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