BREAKING: WATER LITIGATION UPDATE

media release – water litigation and living rivers

BREAKING: NEW CASE – WATER LITIGATION

  Media release water case

OUR PUBLICATIONS – NOW ON ISSUU

EDONT will begin uploading its submissions and other documents to digital publishing site ISSUU. Access our documents at issuu.com/edonorthernterritory.

Giles wrong when he says environmental protection laws are strong enough.

FRIDAY FACTS   This morning Adam Giles stated that the Northern Territory has a very strong regulatory regime to ensure that development does not have adverse consequences for the environment. We disagree. We’ve come up with five examples where the NT legislation falls short and offered solutions to them, which we hope, the government will […] Continue Reading →

EDONT joins all EDOs in refuting claims they are involved in illegal activism

The Australian Network of Environmental Defender’s Offices (ANEDO) said recent suggestions by a Federal Liberal member of parliament that the network was involved in ‘illegal activism’, and therefore should have its tax deductible charity status removed, were ridiculous. “EDOs have a proud history of supporting the community and protecting the environment through legitimate legal means,” […] Continue Reading →

EDONT recommendations to the Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing

  The EDONT has provided a thorough submission to the NT Government’s inquiry into hydraulic fracturing.  The submission outlines EDONT’s concerns with the current Northern Territory regulatory framework applying to ‘fracking’ operations, and provides some comparisons with other jurisdictions.   The submission also outlines concerns with ‘fracking’ expressed to us by our clients. A full […] Continue Reading →

Inaugural Environmental Law Conference a success

Environmental advocates and activists, indigenous leaders, judges, academics and lawyers from across Australia and the region gathered in Darwin last Friday for the EDO NT’s inaugural Environmental Law Conference. The success of the conference, the calibre of the speakers and the quality of the conversations and connections between delegates showed that despite cuts to government […] Continue Reading →

EDONT’s SWEET FUNDRAISER @ DECKCHAIR ON 19 JUNE 2014

EDONT Conference programme released

“Northern Territory legal practitioners are eligible to claim up to 6 CPD points for attendance at this conference.” More details and registration at www.solusi.com.au

Is the NT ready for one-stop-shop?

David Morris and Laurene Hull discuss the above question in the attached article which featured in the most recent LexisNexis Australian Environment Review.  Click the link below to read the article. LexisNexis