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Webinar recording: Environmental Protection and Economic Development: A Poorly Executed Balancing Act

July 20, 2021

This webinar presents Mr Tim Dickson’s research findings in his award-winning entry in the 2020 NELA essay competition. Tim applies Thomas Berry’s ‘Earth Jurisprudence Theory’ to argue that section 74A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) (the Act) should be reformed. Tim recommends that the objects section in the Act be…

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Webinar recording: Environmental Protection and Economic Development: A Poorly Executed Balancing Act

July 20, 2021

This webinar presents Mr Tim Dickson’s research findings in his award-winning entry in the 2020 NELA essay competition. Tim applies Thomas Berry’s ‘Earth Jurisprudence Theory’ to argue that section 74A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) (the Act) should be reformed. Tim recommends that the objects section in the Act be…

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Webinar recording: Re-imagining the laws of nature: Samuel Review of the EPBC Act and futures-focused biodiversity law

January 28, 2021

In November 2020, Dr Michelle Lim presented a webinar on the interim report of the 10-year review if the EPBC Act. This is also known as the Samuel Review. The webinar was one of the first to explore the findings of the final report of the Samuel Review. It did so through the lens of…

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Webinar recording: Environmental Protection and Economic Development: A Poorly Executed Balancing Act

July 20, 2021

This webinar presents Mr Tim Dickson’s research findings in his award-winning entry in the 2020 NELA essay competition. Tim applies Thomas Berry’s ‘Earth Jurisprudence Theory’ to argue that section 74A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) (the Act) should be reformed. Tim recommends that the objects section in the Act be…

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Seminar recording: Is Australia’s natural & cultural heritage adequately served by current environmental laws?

January 27, 2021

Prof. Simon Molesworth AO QC, an honorary NELA life member, addressed NELA’s online Annual General Meeting on 21 October 2020 on the topic: ‘A reality check: thirty-six years on – is Australia’s natural and cultural heritage adequately served by the nation’s current environmental laws?’ Watch the seminar here 

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Position Paper: Reforming Appeal Rights In Planning And Environmental Law

July 13, 2020

This paper responds to feedback received from members of the National Environmental Law Association of Western Australia (NELAWA) following the NELAWA State Conference 2017. A number of members expressed interest in NELAWA preparing a discussion paper further examining the issues raised at that conference regarding appeal rights in Western Australia’s planning and environmental laws, specifically:…

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