Nature Protection Law

EJA event with Tim Flannery

We're recruiting! Part-time support role for an enthusiastic, capable person.

Story about the Greater Glider in The Age, 3 June 2017 (Pic Pavel German)

What options are available to Victoria's Environment Minister to protect the Greater Glider?

Black throated finch, by Chris Williams

Australia's existing system of environmental laws needs renovation.

Yarra Falls

Community input will be crucial to making sure Melbourne’s most important green corridor is still a beautiful, accessible and ecologically rich place in another 10 or 20 years.

All over Australia, the laws that protect our natural places and native species are under attack. We’re in the midst of an extinction crisis. If we’re going to save what we have, nature needs strong laws. We have the expertise to understand what’s needed: strong laws at state and federal level.

Reports and Submissions

Title Date

Submission in response to consultation on reform of the FFG Act 1988

28/03/2017

Public consultation now open on reform of the FFG Act - briefing paper

13/02/2017

Fixing Victoria’s broken nature laws

30/08/2016

Protecting the Yarra River (Birrarung): Discussion Paper

04/08/2016

The Future of the Yarra

14/07/2016

Native Vegetation Clearing Regulations Review: Consultation Paper

07/04/2016

Scheduled Premises Regulations Review (Victoria)

15/12/2015

Inquiry into the Environment Protection Authority (Victoria)

15/12/2015

Submission to the Senate Inquiry into EPBC Amendment (Standing) Bill 2015

10/11/2015

Protecting the Great Barrier Reef

11/06/2015

A Framework for Action? Implementation and enforcement of Victoria’s native vegetation clearance controls

16/05/2014

Where's the Guarantee? Implementation and enforcement of the Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 & Wildlife Act 1975

15/05/2014

Victoria’s new native vegetation clearing laws

14/08/2013

One Stop Chop: How Regional Forest Agreements Streamline Environmental Destruction

31/07/2013

Reforming native vegetation offset rules in Victoria

07/05/2013

Changes to Victoria's Logging Laws - The Sustainable Forests (Timber) Amendment Bill 2013 - Briefing Note

13/04/2013

Summary of native vegetation law proposals

13/02/2013

Protecting Victorian Wetlands

19/12/2012

EDO submission to Proposed Invasive Species Bill

15/10/2012

Submission to Review of Sustainable Forests (Timber) Act 2004

01/10/2012

Review of Victoria's Logging Law

21/09/2012

Where's the Guarantee? Implementation and enforcement of the Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 & Wildlife Act 1975

07/05/2012

Implementing Reform of the EES process in Victoria

23/04/2012

Rigour or Rubber Stamp? Implementation and enforcement of the Environment Effects Act 1978

30/01/2012

Walking the talk? Implementation and enforcement of the Environment Protection Act 1970

13/12/2011

Changes to Forestry Code

01/12/2011

Urban Growth Boundary Extension (July 2009)

03/11/2011

Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission Inquiries

03/11/2011

EPA statutory policy framework review (August 2011)

03/11/2011

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