EDOWA October Newsletter 2017

We are very excited to announce that the Minister for Environment will be helping to launch the first EDOWA online art auction at 6pm on 1 November 2017 at 6.30pm Gallery Central, Northbridge. The evening will also be filled with talks by several artists who will discuss their works, as well as refreshments and the opportunity to… Read more »

EDOWA Art Auction Tickets

The EDOWA is excited to announce the launch of its first online art auction – an important fundraiser to support both EDOWA as well as Western Australian artists. The auction will run for the month of November and will include spectacular Art from artists from across the State. We hope that you will be able… Read more »

Ticketing: Carbon Budgets and the Law Seminar

The Environmental Defender’s Office WA and UWA’s Centre for Mining Energy and Natural Resources Law invite you to join us for a legal seminar on Carbon Budgets and the Law. The Paris Agreement’s 1.5-2C temperature goal implies a global carbon budget which presents challenges to every economy and industrial sector. These are particularly acute in areas like mining… Read more »


September has been another busy and productive month at EDOWA. As you may know, EDOWA has been representing the Conservation Council WA and Traditional Owners in an application to the Supreme Court for judicial review of the decision to approve the Yeelirrie Uranium Project. In late August the Supreme Court decided that it would hear… Read more »

WA Government Bans Fracking, pending a scientific inquiry

On 5 September 2017 the West Australian government announced that it had banned fracking in the South West, Peel and Perth metropolitan regions and put in place a statewide moratorium, pending an independent scientific inquiry. The moratorium prohibits companies from using fracking during exploration or production. A committee, to be chaired by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA)… Read more »

How to Regulate Diffuse Water Pollution from Agriculture

Jeanette Jensen is currently doing a PhD in the area of environmental and water resources law with the title ‘How to Regulate Diffuse Source Water Pollution from Agriculture? A Comparative Analysis of the Australian and the European Union Legal Frameworks’. She recently graduated with a Master of Mining and Energy Laws from the University of… Read more »

EDOWA News August 2017

It has been another busy month here at EDOWA. We recently concluded our Access to Environmental Justice crowdfunding campaign, and I am very pleased to say that we raised close to $30,000. Thank you very much to everyone who donated to the campaign as well as those who assisted by spreading the word, attended the… Read more »