Climate Change and Environmental Legislation (Perth)

Lights Beach - Western Australia

A Climate Change Model Statute Sustainable Development Law How a Modern Environmental Appeals Jurisdiction would work. How can climate change be accommodated within environmental law? This one day conference will consider how environmental laws can be reformed to accommodate climate change and sustainable development concepts, internationally and in Western Australia. A panel of eminent speakers…

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Website Launch Event

Computer Nature

Join us as we celebrate our new website and reconnect with our members.

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Frontiers of Environmental Law Colloquium

University of Western Australia

The annual Frontiers in Environmental Law Colloquium provides a forum for environmental law academics and practitioners to share and discuss their experiences, research and teaching practices. Through a supportive forum, we aim to: Foster a supportive and inclusive network of like-minded individuals; Explore innovative environmental law ideas and insights with and beyond our discipline; Contribute…

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Construction and Demolition Products: Challenges and Opportunities in Western Australia

Construction site

The WA C&D Working Group of the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association (WMRR), and the National Environmental Law Association (NELA), invite you to join them on Wednesday 7 October 2020 at the QT Perth to discuss the way forward for the construction and demolition waste sector in WA.

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NELA’s 2020 AGM with the Hon Simon Molesworth AO QC as guest speaker

THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW ASSOCIATION LTD ACN 008 657 761 will be held on Wednesday 21st October 2020 1:00pm to 2:00pm (AEST) on Zoom – Meeting ID: 879 9814 3797 Passcode: 351926 AGENDA 1. Welcome and notification of proxies 2. Apologies received 3. Confirmation of minutes of the 2019 AGM…

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

Australia’s biodiversity laws need to anticipate the unprecedented changes of the Anthropocene.
The Interim Report of the 10-year review of the EPBC Act (‘The Samuel Review’) finds the Act unfit “to manage current or future environmental challenges.”

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Indigenous Knowledge in Environmental Decision-Making

Speakers inlcude: Dr Judith Preston – Dr Preston is a lawyer in New South Wales and recently wrote a thesis which considered the question of how Indigenous knowledge can be more effectively integrated into Australian environmental decision- making to achieve both beneficial outcomes for environmental protection as well as Aboriginal self-determination. Judith commenced work in…

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