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Tough going in Australian courts for environmental campaigners: judges take limited view of scope for review of administrative decisions

Posted by gmarkets on 11 October, 2007

According to Marcus Priest, in Australia climate change litigation had been limited to planning matters and there had been no nuisance or negligence claims, reported The Australian Financial Review (5/10/2007, p. 59). Read the rest of this entry »


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Rationale for Development (Regulated Trees) Amendment Bill presented by Minister: need for uniformity

Posted by gmarkets on 11 October, 2007

With regard to the Development (Regulated Trees) Amendment Bill, Paul Holloway MP (Minister for Police) said he did not think it possible to get any legislation on significant trees that would satisfy everyone’s concerns. Read the rest of this entry »

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