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 »

Legislation

A collection of legislation websites.

Community Legal Education

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.