Tag Archive: law reform

Sir David Attenborough urges Prime Minister not to abandon national environment powers

23 November 2012 Today, 33 United Nations Environment Program Global 500 Laureates (elected to the UNEP Global 500 Roll of Honour in recognition of outstanding practical achievement in the protection of the environment) delivered Prime Minister Gillard a letter urging her not to abandon national environmental protection and devolve powers to state and territory Governments. …

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Protect the Laws

In mid-August CAFNEC and other peak environment groups launched a campaign calling on the Prime Minister to abandon a plan to weaken Australia’s system of environmental laws. The plan, driven by demands from the Business Council of Australia (BCA) and state governments to fast track development approvals, would effectively mean project approval could occur without federal oversight. As CAFNEC supporters would be …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2012/10/11/protect-the-laws/