Reflections and a call to action on Threatened Species Day

September 6, 2019

Call for stronger protections for our threatened wildlife

September 5, 2019

Victoria’s biodiversity protection laws get a revamp

August 30, 2019

Senate inquiry into Australia’s faunal extinction crisis

July 31, 2019

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Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act reforms return – a missed opportunity?

June 27, 2019

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Have your say on Melbourne’s rivers

May 3, 2019

Federal election – new nature laws please!

May 3, 2019

Danya Jacobs wins Young Lawyer of the Year

March 29, 2019

A big win for law reform to protect the Places You Love

December 20, 2018

Defending our old-growth forests in Court

December 15, 2018

‘Certainty’: injunction to stop VicForests logging threatened species’ habitat

May 10, 2018

Case to test VicForests’ non-compliance with forest agreement

April 20, 2018

Better laws for a better planet

March 27, 2018

New Victorian planning provisions and guidelines on removing native vegetation

March 23, 2018

Federal Court gives conservationists hope in Leadbeater’s case

March 2, 2018

The possums case

November 23, 2017

Court action stops VicForests from destroying Kuark forest in East Gippsland

November 1, 2017

Positive legislative developments in Victoria

October 25, 2017

Bob Brown’s win in the High Court

October 18, 2017

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

September 7, 2017

New ways for law to protect nature: Victoria’s Yarra Act part of a gradual shift

August 21, 2017

Logging in Victoria targets threatened species

July 21, 2017

Sorry state for threatened gliders in Victoria

June 5, 2017

It’s time for new environment laws: let’s start the conversation

May 1, 2017

The minister, the possum and the sawmill

April 3, 2017

People do care about nature!

February 28, 2017

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Call for action: Once-in-a-generation opportunity to improve the laws that protect Victoria’s nature

February 13, 2017

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Port of Melbourne lease highlights need to reform nature laws

September 26, 2016

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New report provides direction for reform of Victoria’s threatened species law

September 6, 2016

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The state of nature protection laws in Australia

August 22, 2016

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Brexit and the challenges it presents for the environment

July 7, 2016

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Flying fox exemption raises serious questions

June 2, 2016

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Why we need an overhaul of our federal environment laws

May 18, 2016

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Strategic Planning for Victoria’s environment

May 16, 2016

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Native Vegetation Review: How to make a submission

April 12, 2016

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Biodiversity law update

March 24, 2016

Blind to a Swift decline – the Tasmanian RFA review

December 18, 2015

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Explained: How gutting EPBC protections will let governments break their own laws

December 9, 2015

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Saving old trees in farming landscapes

September 24, 2015

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The next generation of Environmental laws

July 1, 2015

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Turning around Victoria’s failing environmental protection law

June 9, 2015

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Green tape committee releases predictable report

February 23, 2015

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Re-imagining our environmental laws

January 1, 2015

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The Andrews government environment policy – a first take

November 27, 2014

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When laws fail, only a park can protect Leadbeater’s possum

November 18, 2014

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Should rivers and forests have rights of their own?

October 12, 2014

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Is the one stop shop dead?

October 1, 2014

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Bad state of affairs: Fed govt moves to hand approvals to Victoria

September 10, 2014

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Whales at risk from Port of Hastings Expansion Project

August 7, 2014

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‘Flexibility’: Bending environmental credibility

June 10, 2014

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Legislating for what counts?

June 4, 2014

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Petition to the Convention on Biological Diversity

June 2, 2014

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EPBC One Stop Shop Amendment Bill

May 14, 2014

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Senate offsets inquiry

May 5, 2014

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Protecting Latham’s Snipe habitat

March 5, 2014

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“Scientific” grazing trial a controlled action

February 6, 2014

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WA shark cull: EPBC Act exemption doesn’t hold water

January 21, 2014

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New native vegetation clearing rules fact sheets: “sound and fury” but signifying what?

December 17, 2013

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A sad day for Leadbeater’s possum

December 10, 2013

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First rollbacks of EPBC Act begin

November 14, 2013

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What’s the risk? Maps, modelling and realities in the new native vegetation clearing rules

October 24, 2013

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It’s on – Federal Government starts handing over its powers to the States

October 10, 2013

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Computer says ‘Yes’… serious flaws in online information will subvert sound decision-making

September 6, 2013

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Victoria’s new native vegetation clearing laws

August 14, 2013

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New native vegetation clearing laws: retreat from ambition, facilitating clearing, enabling markets

August 7, 2013

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One Stop Chop: How Regional Forest Agreements streamline environmental destruction

July 30, 2013

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National Parks: what are they for?

July 18, 2013

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Why Australia needs a National Environment Commission

May 20, 2013

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Seminar Highlights: National Environment Commission

May 1, 2013

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Victorian Government reshuffle – ‘Agriculture eats Environment’

April 10, 2013

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A disappearing act – the sorry tale of Victoria’s Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988

April 3, 2013

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Communities achieving environmental improvements through planning: River Red Gums in the Bacchus Marsh Valley

March 18, 2013

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Senate Committee rejects Waters’ EPBC Act Amendment Bill

March 13, 2013

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The new EPBC Act water trigger – what is it and what we reckon

March 13, 2013

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Fighting for the last scrap of wetland buffer

March 12, 2013

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The TARKINE and why we can’t lose sight of the bigger picture – improving the EPBC Act

March 4, 2013

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Offsets – fertile ground for metaphors rather than conservation

February 25, 2013

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Native vegetation roadshow

February 11, 2013

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Proposed increase in planning powers will allow Minister to run amok

January 21, 2013

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Reason 10 why the Cth should not devolve environmental approval powers to the States: it represents an attack on democracy

December 5, 2012

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Reason 9 why the Cth should not devolve environmental approval powers to the States: We have international environmental obligations!

December 5, 2012

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Reason 8 why the Cth should not devolve environmental approval powers to the States: it reduces accountability

December 5, 2012

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Reason 7 why the Cth should not devolve environmental approval powers to the States: the Cth government is better resourced to protect the environment

December 4, 2012

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Reason 6 why the Cth should not devolve environmental approval powers to the States: We don’t need to – there’s a better way

December 4, 2012

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Reason 5 why the Cth should not devolve environmental approval powers to the States: Transfer of Cth enviro powers to states – is it really good for business?

December 4, 2012

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Reason 4 why the Cth should not devolve environmental approval powers to the States: State governments often have a conflict of interest when it comes to major development

December 3, 2012

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Reason 3 why the Cth should not devolve environmental approval powers to the States: Our national government should be responsible for things of national environmental significance

December 3, 2012

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Reason 2 why the Cth should not devolve environmental approval powers to the States: States can’t be trusted with national environmental laws, just look at their track record with their own

December 3, 2012