Law Reform Submissions

Submission on Department of Water and Environmental Regulation Draft Guideline: Native Vegetation Referral

August 5, 2021

The below submission was made on behalf of the West Australian division of the National Environmental Law Association (NELA(WA)), and endorsed by the national NELA board, regarding the Department of…

Submission on the Environmental and Other Legislation (Reversal of Great Barrier Reef Protection Measures) Amendment Bill 2021

July 20, 2021

The National Environmental Law Association has lodged submissions on the Environmental and Other Legislation (Reversal of Great Barrier Reef Protection Measures) Amendment Bill 2021 with the Queensland Parliament Health and…

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Submission to the Inquiry on the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Standards and Assurance) Bill 2021 (Cth)

April 23, 2021

The National Environmental Law Association welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Standards and Assurance) Bill 2021 (Cth). Read NELA’s submission…

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Draft Medium Density Code – Proposed amendments to the Residential Design Codes Volume 1 for medium density – Submissions (WA Branch)

April 20, 2021

Set out below are the submissions made on behalf of the Western Australian division of the National Environmental Law Association regarding the consultation on the ‘Draft Medium Density Code’ and…

Submission to the inquiry into the Auditor-General Act 1997 (Cth)

January 21, 2021

The National Environmental Law Association Ltd (NELA) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the review of the Auditor-General Act 1997 (Cth). Read NELA’s submission here.

Submission to the inquiry into the destruction of 46,000-year-old caves at the Juukan Gorge in the Pilbara region of Western Australia

January 21, 2021

The National Environmental Law Association Ltd (NELA) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the inquiry into the destruction of 46,000-year-old caves at the Juukan Gorge in the Pilbara region of…

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Answers to questions taken on notice at 2 March 2021 public hearing – inquiry into the destruction of 46,000-year-old caves at the Juukan Gorge in the Pilbara region of Western Australia

January 21, 2021

NELA participated in the public hearing in Canberra on 2 March 2021 as part of the Inquiry into the destruction of 46,000 year old caves at the Juukan Gorge in…

Submission to the 10 year review of the EPBC Act

January 21, 2021

The National Environmental Law Association (NELA) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the second 10 year statutory review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The…

Waste Not, Want Not: Valuing Waste as a Resource – Discussion Paper and Proposed Legislative Framework for Waste-Derived Materials – Submissions

January 13, 2021

Set out below are the submissions made on behalf of the West Australian division of the National Environmental Law Association (NELA(WA)) regarding Department of Water and Environmental Regulation’s consultation on…

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NELA Submission on the EPBC Act Review

April 17, 2020

The National Environmental Law Association (NELA) contributed to the second 10 year statutory review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act or Act). The Act is…