NELA Past Events

2017

   
NELA (WA) State Conference 2017
Date:
 1 September 2017
Venue: Parmelia Hilton, 14 Mill Street, Perth
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NELA National Conference 2017
Date:
 Friday 4 August 2017
Venue: King & Wood Mallesons, Brisbane
Click here to view Conference Presentations 
 
   
NELA Breakfast & NELA / ALLENS 'MEET THE MINISTER' SEMINAR
Date: 
Tuesday 1 August 2017
Venue: Allens Level 37 QV.1 Building 250 St Georges Terrace Perth 6000
 
   
NELA WA Sundowner(Perth)
Date:  Tuesday 31 January 2017
Venue: Metro Bar and Bistro, 33 Mounts Bay Road, Perth WA
 
Climate Change and Environmental Legislation (Perth)
Date:  Friday 17 February 2017
Venue: 90 South St, Murdoch WA 6150
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(Melbourne) EPA Victoria Reform Agenda: Priorities for Pollution Prevention and Managing Legacy Risks
Date:
15 March 2017
Time: 5:30pm
Venue: King & Wood Mallesons, 600 Bourke Street
 
 

2016

NELA National Conference (Melbourne)
Date: 18 November 2016
Venue: King & Wood Mallesons, Level 50, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne
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NELA WA State Conference
Environmental Law: Where Are We Now, and Where Are We Going?
Date: Thursday, 27 October 2016
Venue: Parmelia Hilton, 14 Mill Street, Perth WA
 
Strategic Assessment Perth and Peel (Perth)
Date:
8 September 2016
Venue: The George Perth, 216 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000
 
NELA WA Sundowner - Networking Function
Public Participation in Environmental Law - Hopes and Fears
Date: Tuesday 29 March 2016
Venue: Metro Bar and Bistro, 33 Mounts Bay Road Perth, WA
 

2015

 
NELA National Conference 2015
Planning, Climate & Environmental Law: Where To From Here?
Date: Friday 13 November 2015
Venue: Pullman Sydney, Hyde Park
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NELA (WA) State Conference
Current issues in environmental law: Hot topics, recent developments and reform
Date: Thursday 3 September 2015
Venue: Hyatt Regency, Perth
View the conference presentations here
 
NELA Seminar on Environmental Offsets
Date: Thursday 30 July 2015
Venue: Lavan Legal, Level 20, 1 William Street, Perth
 
NELA WA Sundowner
Date: Thursday 12 March 2015
Venue: Lalla Rookh, Lower Ground, 77 St Georges Terrace
 

2014 

 
NELA National Conference 2014
Transformation or Train Wreck? Environmental and Climate Change Law at the Crossroads

Date: 21 November 2014
Venue: Intercontinental, Sydney
 
 
Worlds Apart?
A Comparative Analysis of Environmental Law in America and Australia
 
Date: 25 November 2014
Venue: DLA Piper, Level 31, Central Park, 152-158 St Georges Terrace, Perth
 
2014 NELA (WA) State Conference
After the Approval - Appeals, Compliance and Prosecutions

Date: Thursday, 16 October 2014
Venue: Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth
Presentations
 
 

2013

 
Roundtable for local government leaders on integrated water management
Date: 4 December 2013
Venue: Office of Living Victoria, Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 
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NELA WA State Conference Water in practice - laws for a limited resource
Date: 11 October 2013
Venue: Parmelia Hilton
Presentations
 
 
NELA (ACT) and EDO (ACT) with Conservation Council ACT and Region
ACT STAKEHOLDER FORUM - IUCN World Parks Congress 2014

Date: 25 September 2013
Venue: Crosbie Morrison Room, Australian National Botanic Gardens, Canberra
Speech: ACT Minister for Territory and Municipal Resources, Shane Rattenbury MLA  
 
   
NELA 2013 Conference - Delivering a Low Carbon Future
Date: 7 - 9 May 2013 
Venue: Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, Melbourne
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24th Annual Victorian Planning and National Environmental Law Association (VPELA) Dinner
Date: 3 May 2013
Venue: Palladium at Crown, 8 Whiteman Street, Melbourne
 
 

2012

 
Oceans Law and Governance Seminar – What’s New for Marine Planning in Victoria 
Date: 25 October 2012
Chair person: Associate professor Margaret Young of Melbourne Law School
Presentations:
Joan Phillips, Director, Victorian Environmental Assessment Council 
Amanda Cornwall, President, NELA
Dr Geoff Wescott, School of Life and Environmental Sciences
 
 
NELA (WA) State Conference - Remembering Heritage: Expoloring the Heritage Environment
Date: 21 September 2012
Presentations:
Why protect West Kimberley - Dr Carmen Lawrence
Natural Heritage and EIA - Dr Libby Mattiske
Cultural Heritage - Philip Griffiths 
Heritage and Perth Revitalisation - Ryan Keys
Protecting Aboriginal Sites - Peter van Hattem
Cultural Obligations and Commerce - Kate Holloman
Aboriginal Sites register - Kathryn Przywolnik           
 
 
A celebration of World Oceans Day – An Australian Perspective 
Date:
7 June 2012
Venue: Sydney
Presentations:
Amanda Cornwall
EDO NSW            
Katherine Wells
Sarah Waddell          
 
 
Developments in Strategic Impact Assessments Forum
Date:
16 May 2012
Presentations:
Alexandra Guild, Norton Rose
Christine Wyatt, GHD
Caroline Cameron, Dept of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
 
 
Tips and Tricks II Best Practice in Environment Effects Statement Seminar 
Date:
15 March 2012
Venue: Melbourne
Presentations:
Best Practice in environment effects statements - Tim Power, Freehills
EIA Practitioner Perspective - Mark Tansley 
Navigating the EES process, Trevor Blake       
 
 

2011

 
NELA WA 2011 State Conference - Compliance, Enforcement and Prosecution
Date: 23 September 2011
Speaker: Hon Chief Justice Wayne Martin
Guest: Hon Bill Marmion, Minister for Environment
 
 

2010

 
2010 NELA National Conference - The Politics of Biodiversity 
Date:
20 - 23 October 2010
 
 
2010 NELA WA State Conference 
Date:
3 September 2010
Guest: Hon Donna Faragher, Minister for Environment       
 
 

2009

 
NGERS Presentation
Date:
8 September 2009
 
 
2009 NELA WA State Conference
Date:
15 May 2009
 
 
NELA WA Seminar: Appeals Under the Environmental Protection Act 
Date: 25 March 2009
Presenter: Jean-Pierre Clement, the Deputy Appeals Convenor for the WA Government