Perth, WA – EDOWA today released a 36-page white paper recommending against passage of the WA Government’s Biodiversity Conservation Bill 2015, at least in its current form. The Bill, introduced in the Legislative Assembly on 25 November 2015, was touted by Premier Colin Barnett as a “momentous step forward in the conservation of the State’s… Read more »
In a decision handed down today, Chief Justice of the WA Supreme Court, Wayne Martin, overturned the WA Environmental Protection Authority’s September 2013 decision to recommend approval of the so-called Roe 8 highway extension. The extension would put a high-speed, limited access freight highway through the middle of the Beeliar Regional Park and would have… Read more »
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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 »