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EP Act executive officer liability tied to when harm is actually caused

Australia - September 9 2021 The liability of an executive officer of a corporation under s 493(2) of the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (EP Act), for failing to ensure that…

Sarah Macoun.

Planning and Environment Quarterly Case Review - September 2021

Australia - September 8 2021 In these reviews, we provide a snapshot of topical and interesting cases that have passed through the Queensland Planning and Environment Court (P&E…

Sarah Macoun.

Koala “listing event” now proposed

Australia - July 14 2021 In January 2020, we speculated that following the devastation of the then recent bushfires, the Threatened Species Scientific Committee might bring…

Sarah Macoun.

Consideration of the EPBC Act Final Review from a state and territory perspective

Australia - March 24 2021 On 30 October 2020 the independent reviewer of the Environment Protection & Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), Professor Graeme Samuel AC…

Potential new koala “listing event”

Australia - January 29 2020 In the wake of this devastation, it has been reported that the Threatened Species Scientific Committee may bring forward an assessment and decision…

Sarah Macoun.