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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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Indefinite approval for Ashton mine refused by IPC

The Independent Planning Commission (IPC) has refused a key amendment which could have given the Ashton South East open cut coal mine project an indefinite approval timeframe.

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Gloucester hearing: Week two – climate change on trial

24 August 2018: This week the Land and Environment Court heard evidence, for the first time, on climate science and the urgent need to stay within the global carbon budget by leaving the Gloucester coal reserve in the ground.

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