Recent Releases

Title Date

Court orders note logging off-limits at 34 forests across Victoria’s Central Highlands

20/11/2017

Leadbeater’s Possum case to challenge logging’s exemption from Federal environment law

15/11/2017

Power stations sending windfall profits offshore leaves less for pollution control and decommissioning

09/11/2017

Supreme Court confirms rights of community to participate in planning

02/11/2017

Court action stops VicForests from destroying old growth forest in East Gippsland

01/11/2017

Hunter Valley air pollution: 72 alerts in September

12/10/2017

NAIF’s first loan is a new fossil fuel subsidy

10/10/2017

A new law to protect the Yarra River

21/09/2017

Commonwealth Bank acknowledges climate risk, shareholders discontinue proceedings

21/09/2017

Victorian government protection plan for Leadbeater’s Possum relies on 200 years with no bushfires

07/09/2017

Latest Adani revelations should ring alarm bells for potential financiers

16/08/2017

Coal-fired power stations' health problems exposed in new report

15/08/2017

Shareholders lodge climate change case against Commonwealth Bank

07/08/2017

Released documents confirm Whitehaven’s ‘bad neighbour’ reputation

04/08/2017

Superannuation trustee duties and climate risk

03/08/2017

A new era of looking after the Yarra River

22/06/2017

‘Godfather of coral’ urges Environment Minister to revoke Adani approval

22/06/2017

United Nations: Urgent climate action required to save Great Barrier Reef

20/06/2017

The world is watching: UNESCO monitoring Australia’s failure to protect Great Barrier Reef from climate change

03/06/2017

Minister urged to heed the science on Greater Glider

03/06/2017

Loan bodies’ Adani conflicts: answers needed

29/05/2017

Queensland government position leaves Adani’s plan for NAIF funding in tatters

27/05/2017

Power stations routinely under-reporting toxic pollution

02/05/2017

Call for Minister to use special provision to protect Leadbeater’s Possum

25/04/2017

Fiery meeting calls for better monitoring of pollution from coal-fired power stations and bonds for clean-up

20/04/2017

Queensland Resources Council challenged to ‘come clean’ on massive increase in coal mine pollution

18/04/2017

New legal advice – NAIF investment in Adani coal infrastructure likely illegal due to financial risks

12/04/2017

Loan for Adani coal railway: lawyers lodge Productivity Commission complaint

06/04/2017

National Pollutant Inventory lifts the lid on Australia’s toxic burden

02/04/2017

As Hazelwood closes, Senate report acknowledges health impacts of coal-fired power

30/03/2017

Lawyers seek clarity from Bombay Stock Exchange on identity of Adani railway loan applicant

21/03/2017

Air pollution and your health – community workshop in the Latrobe Valley

17/03/2017

Lawyers set path for World Heritage Committee

09/03/2017

Community expectations high of a world-class law for the Yarra

26/02/2017

Court dismisses criminal charges against conservationists

23/02/2017

New Victorian Climate Laws set mandate for whole of government action on climate

23/02/2017

The Adani Group’s shocking record: legal research brief rings alarm bells for Carmichael mine project

14/02/2017

Victoria’s nature protection laws in need of fundamental reform

30/01/2017

Victoria’s new pollution laws must give more rights to the community

17/01/2017

Hazelwood closure will improve local community health

03/11/2016

Hazelwood closure will produce immediate health benefits, says coal health experts

27/09/2016

Weak laws the biggest threat to threatened species?

02/09/2016

Yarra River Protection Act: New report brings Yarra one step closer to getting the protection it deserves

04/07/2016

Ernst & Young review of ‘corporate background checks’ shows up inadequacies in environmental licences for mega mines

27/06/2016

International Energy Agency’s Air Pollution report acknowledges role of coal in air pollution deaths

27/06/2016

Peabody’s financial distress raises questions over Frydenberg statements and ability to expand NSW coal operations

02/06/2016

Mine rehabilitation in need of a shake up

14/04/2016

Dodging clean up costs: six tricks coal mining companies play

13/04/2016

The truth about the Great Barrier Reef catches up with the Australian Government

08/04/2016

Victorian Climate Charter a step forward in the fight against climate change

11/02/2016

Hazelwood mine fire report: health recommendations welcome but prevention is better than cure

10/02/2016

Report: Australians worried about coal pollution health impacts

07/01/2016

Air pollution announcement ensures business as usual for polluters

15/12/2015

Stricter air pollution standards needed in coal industry following four cases of “Black Lung”

03/12/2015

Brooklyn Fire Exposes Inadequate Monitoring of Toxic Air Pollution in Melbourne

20/10/2015

Cover coal wagons: Enough studies, time to act

16/10/2015

Carmichael Mine approval: Minister Hunt ignores Adani’s clear disregard for the law

15/10/2015

Hazelwood Mine Fire: Time for GDF-Suez and government to accept responsibility

03/09/2015

Hazelwood Mine Fire: Hearings into deaths to commence

31/08/2015

Gutting EBPC act would prevent environment minister from accountability under the law

18/08/2015

Senator George Brandis’ comments put friendship with mining industry over ministerial accountability

17/08/2015

CommBank case judgment: a loss for shareholder rights

31/07/2015

What is the Victorian Climate Charter?

27/07/2015

Australians die while ministers delay action on air pollution

16/07/2015

World Heritage Committee seriously concerned about future for Great Barrier Reef: “in danger” listing remains a possibility

02/07/2015

Health and environment groups call for national Air Pollution Prevention Act to reverse dangerous increases in air pollution

01/04/2015

MEDIA BRIEF: How Adani got its environmental approval

08/02/2015

Adani’s environmental approvals rushed, inadequate

28/01/2015

Hazelwood fire deaths: Community group launches bid for coronial inquest

29/10/2014

Media brief: Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry Coronial Inquest

28/10/2014

Shareholder group takes Commonwealth Bank to court in bid to discover climate risk

14/10/2014

Media briefer: ACCR shareholder resolution case

14/10/2014

Indian conservation group launches legal challenge to Adani’s Carmichael coal mine

09/10/2014

Government risks public health by rejecting Hazelwood recommendation

10/09/2014

Hazelwood inquiry findings critical of mine owner, government says Environmental Justice Australia

03/09/2014

Non-binding air pollution standards won't save 3,000 Australian deaths a year

01/08/2014

New Threatened Species role fundamentally flawed

02/07/2014

Community back in court in bid to protect Alpine National Park

03/06/2014

Coal mining pollution has doubled in a decade

28/05/2014

VNPA Media Release - Alpine cattle grazing trials challenged in Victoria's Supreme Court

16/05/2014

How clean is our air? Late data leaves Australians wondering

22/04/2014

Environment Minister can help save Leadbeater’s Possum

15/04/2014

Government legal costs: Barrier to public interest cases, says EDO Victoria

08/04/2014

VCAT rules wet land is best for birds

02/04/2014

Judicial inquiry into Hazelwood mine fire

11/03/2014

Hazelwood fire: Time for some answers

21/02/2014

Withdrawal of Federal funding won’t stop the EDO

17/12/2013

Wombat Forestcare Inc goes to VCAT on Gold Mining in Wombat Forest

25/09/2013

Government taken to Court for not following its own threatened species laws

22/05/2013

Communities call for rules to better protect our local bush

13/02/2013

Urgent intervention by lawyers to halt Gillard's weakening of environment laws

05/12/2012

Emergency intervention to stop Gillard's attack on environmental laws

27/11/2012

Regional communities demand info on coal and CSG

20/06/2012

EDIC report fails on moratorium but puts CSG on government agenda

22/05/2012

Report finds Victorian Government ignoring key environmental laws

07/05/2012

Community lawyers call for FOI reform

18/04/2012

Save Our Precious Wildlife Habitats!

03/04/2012

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