An independent community legal centre specialising in public interest environmental law


Protecting Sydney's drinking water catchment

The NSW Court of Appeal has found in favour of our client 4nature in its fight to protect Sydney’s drinking water catchment from the impacts of Springvale coal mine. This is the first case to test laws passed in 2009 that were introduced to protect Sydney’s drinking water catchment.

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Climate Impacts of Coal before the Court

Our client the Wollar Progress Association is challenging the approval of the Wilpinjong coal mine extension on climate change grounds. This is the first case to test these important laws which were designed to ensure the climate change impacts of mining are properly assessed and understood.

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Emily Ryan presenting to the community

Our client wins fight for Sirius Building

Our client Millers Point Community Assoc. Incorporated has won their challenge to a decision made by the NSW Minister for Heritage not to list the Sirius Building in Millers Point, Sydney, on the State Heritage Register.

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