An independent community legal centre specialising in public interest environmental law

New Federal Court Case

CSG well

Testing the ‘Water Trigger’ for CSG projects

Our new case tests the approval of more than 6,000 new CSG wells in Queensland’s Surat Basin. Our client Western Downs Alliance argues that the Environment Minister did not properly assess the impact the project will have on water as required by the ‘Water Trigger’ under national environmental law.

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Biodiversity Law Reform


A serious backwards step for biodiversity laws

The NSW Government’s proposed biodiversity legislative and policy package removes many of NSW’s long-held environmental protections. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday 28 June.

See our feature page for resources to help you have your say.

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Help Fight Species Extinction

Help us fight extinction

We recently helped a community group protect an area of forest vital for the survival of the endangered Regent Honeyeater. Read about our court win.

Please make a donation this EOFY so we can fight species extinction through the courts.

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