An independent community legal centre specialising in public interest environmental law


What next for the Basin?

After the South Australian Royal Commission, what next for Murray-Darling Basin law reform? Our lawyers identify the key findings in the report and consider what could - and should - be next.

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Climate and community win!

In a landmark judgment, the LEC refuses approval of a new coal mine at Gloucester - the first time an Australian court has refused consent for a coal mine on the basis of climate change impacts.

Read more about the judgment >>


Film: River lore, water law 

Watch our short video, featuring EDO NSW water law expert Dr Emma Carmody and people from the Murray-Darling Basin talking about their relationship with the once mighty river and with the EDO. 

Watch River lore, water law >>