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International River Symposium

Dr Emma Carmody, Senior Policy and Law Reform Solicitor at EDO NSW, spoke at the International River Symposium in Sydney this week.

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New case on landclearing and the Great Barrier Reef

EDO NSW has filed a new case challenging a decision of the Federal Minister for the Environment to use the least rigorous assessment method for a proposal to clear 2,100 ha of native vegetation on the Cape York Peninsula.

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River lore, water law

Our short film features members of the Murray-Darling Basin community on their relationship with the mighty river.

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Dr Emma Carmody at Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission

EDO NSW water law expert Dr Emma Carmody appeared as counsel at the Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission on Thursday 20 September 2018. 

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Introducing our new Acting Principal Solicitor

We’re delighted to announce that Brendan Dobbie has taken on the role of Acting Principal Solicitor at EDO NSW, standing in for Elaine Johnson while she is on parental leave from 10 September 2018.

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NRAR complaint: Surface water and Maules Creek mine

EDO NSW Senior Solicitor Rana Koroglu spoke in an ABC News report last weekend on alleged inappropriate take of surface water by Maules Creek coal mine near Narrabri.

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2018 EPLA Conference details announced

Oceans, Planning and Climate Change are the central focus of the 2018 EPLA conference, to be held on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 October.

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Threatened Species Day 2018 - EDO and Fauna species

On Threatened Species Day 2018, here are just some of the fauna species that have been the subject of litigation and legal advice work by EDOs across Australia 

 

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Cultural diversity in the law panel discussion

BJ Kim, International Program Manager at EDO NSW, spoke on Cultural Diversity in the Law at a well-attended Tuesday Q+A panel organised by the Asian Australian Lawyers Association.

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Climate science in court – an Australian first

A packed courtroom sat in silence on Tuesday afternoon, while Counsel Robert White made his closing arguments to the Chief Judge and Senior Commissioner on why the Court should refuse approval for the greenfield Rocky Hill coal mine.

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