In addition to providing legal advice and litigation in public interest environmental matters, EDOWA also conducts community legal education workshops and presentations.
Our most recent presentations were held on 12 August, when EDOWA conducted a presentation overviewing Environmental Law in WA.
The WA Department of the Premier and Cabinet’s proposal to set up to 60 static baited drum lines off Perth and Southwest coast beaches from 15 November – 30 April 2014 for the next three years (2014 – 17), and to deploy up to 12 drum lines in any WA waters (including Ningaloo Coast and… Read more »
EDOWA is disappointed by Justice Edelman’s 5 March 2014 decision, rejecting our effort, on behalf of Sea Shepherd Australia Ltd and Sharon Burden, to stop the State from placing baited drum lines off Metropolitan and South West beaches to catch sharks that are supposed to be protected under State and Commonwealth laws. In his decision,… Read more »
EDO WA has today lodged an application for judicial review in the Supreme Court on behalf of Sea Shepherd and Sharon Burden seeking to stop the State government from implementing its Shark Drum Line Program.