Arising from the environmental assessment conference I issued this media release. I commented that: “Victorian environmental assessment is entirely dependent on guidelines, there is almost nothing in legislation” … “Because of this, the Minister for Planning can use or ignore the guidelines to suit his needs. Other States also have disappointing laws around environmental assessment, … Continue reading Victorian environmental assessment laws failing
Here is the paper I presented at the State of Environmental Assessment Conference, Canberra, 23 May 2008. A book with a much longer chapter of my research into the Channel Deepening Project and Victoria’s environmental assessment laws will follow in a few months. For the purpose of the blog I have removed all references. References … Continue reading Victorian environmental assessment laws and the Channel Deepening Project
I have recently finished an article for the publication Legaldate, a supplement for high school teachers and students produced by Warringal Publications. The topic was: The environment: how does the law contribute to the environment? What more can be done? The article will not be published until August 2008. However, here is the introduction by … Continue reading How does the law contribute to the protection of the environment?