EDOWA in Court with native title landowner to stop fracking

Micklo Corpus is a Yawuru traditional owner of country in and around Broome, and has been camping at the entrance to Buru Energy’s Yulleroo gas field for a several years.  Buru Energy is planning to frack two wells at the site 70 kilometres east of Broome to test the potential of the process to produce… Read more »

New website launched

We are pleased to announce that our new website on www.edowa.org.au is now published.

Environmental Defender Faults Government’s New Biodiversity Law

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 »

Court Overturns Approval of Roe Highway Ext

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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