This Issue of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “Judicial Consideration of Intergenerational Equity in Australian Coal Mine Approval Litigation” – Edward Cleary; “The Balance of Environmental Protection and Economic Development in Federal Decision-making: An Investigation into Section 74A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth)” – Timothy Dickson and Katie Woolaston; “Regulation of Land-based Marine Pollution in Australia: A Critical Assessment of the Current Legal Framework and Opportunities for Reform” – Nathan Hegerty; “An Inconvenient Covenant: How Climate Risks Are Transforming Australian Superannuation Trustees’ Liability under Statutory Covenants” – Olivia Kilponen; and “Legal Rights to Take Water for Managed Aquifer Recharge Projects in Western Australia” – Clare Ward-Noonan.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Three Key Issues Arising Out Of The Engineers Case: A Reply” – Nicholas Aroney; “Unexplained Wealth Orders In Australia Limits To Transparency And Responsibility For Other People’s Wealth” – Paul Latimer; “Climate Conscious Lawyering” – Hon Justice Brian J Preston SC; and “Adoption In Australia: Past, Present And Considerations For The Future” – Amy Conley Wright, Betty Luu and Judith Cashmore. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Admiralty and Maritime; and Equity and Trusts.
“Our critics on both sides of politics claim the use of the phrase ‘class war’ is anachronistic, but in the face of growing inequality and the push for corporate dominance, the reality is a class war is being waged on ordinary people. One that it is our responsibility to respond to.” With this clarion call, ...more
This Issue of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “Contemporary Issues in Environmental Impact Assessment” – Brian J Preston; “Improving Resilience: Electricity Law, Microgrids and Solar in the Context of Climate Change” – Thomas Duck; “Roadmaps and Regulation: Sustainable Finance in Australia” – Neil Gunningham; “Protecting Coastal Wetland Habitat for Migratory Shorebirds: Is Australian Law Doing Enough?” – Evan Hamman, Revel Pointon and Jemma Purandare; “Green Lawfare: Does the Evidence Match the Allegations? – An Empirical Evaluation of Public Interest Litigation under the EPBC Act from 2009 to 2019” – Annika Reynolds, Andrew Ray and Shelby O’Connor; and “Should CRISPR/Cas9 Technology Be Regulated under the Gene Technology Act 2000 (Cth)?” – Ella Scoles.
This Issue of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “Corporations and Climate Change: An Investigation of Mandatory Climate Risk Disclosure in Australia” – Zoe Caldwell; “Victorian Ecological Sustainable Forest Management: Part VI – Identifying Change Mechanisms in Regulation and a New Model for Victorian Forestry Practice” – Dr Rhett Martin; “Identifying Opportunities for Climate Litigation: A Transnational Claim by Customary Landowners in Papua New Guinea against Australia’s Largest Climate Polluter” – Dr Chris McGrath; “Litigating at the Source: Attributing Climate Change Impacts to Coal Mines” – Kierra Parker; “Coal and Climate Change: A Study of Contemporary Climate Litigation in Australia” – Victoria McGinness and Murray Raff; and “Coastal Management and Protecting the Public Interest: Recent NSW Land and Environment Court Decisions” – Ballanda Sack, Timothy Allen and Bruce Thom.
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following content: “Management Rights Agreements for Body Corporates in Queensland: Must They Expire, or May They Be “Topped Up” Indefinitely?” – Neil Samuel Hope, Dane Bryce Weber and Maija-Ilona Wilhelmiina Pekkanen; “Amendments to the Small Business Capital Gains Concessions” – Francesco Maconi; and the following Sections: Editorial; Commercial Law: “Assessment of Damages for Loss of Use of a Non-profit Earning Chattel on Breach of a Contract for the Sale of Goods: Rider v Pix  QCA 182” – Clive Turner; Conveyancing and Property Law: “Musical Chairs and Good Faith Limitations upon Contractual Notice” – Dr Bill Dixon; Criminal Law: “Climate Mayhem” – A M West; Industrial Law: “Foreseeability of Risk: Deans v Maryborough Christian Education Foundation Ltd” – Kristy Richardson; and Book Reviews.
This Issue of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “Impacts on Agricultural Land from Queensland’s Energy Transition” – Dr Georgina Davis; “China: A Global Renewable Energy Fulcrum?” – Jan Froestad and Tabitha M Benney; “Unconventional Gas and Royalty Sharing: The Benefits of Reconceiving Ownership and Revenue” – Samantha Hepburn; “Mercury Emissions, Regulation and Governance of Coal-fired Power Stations in Victoria, Australia” – Darren Sinclair and Larissa Schneider; “The Global Pact for the Environment: Implications for Climate Change Loss and Damage” – Angela Bruckner; “Clearing of Native Vegetation in Queensland: An Analysis of Finalised Prosecutions over a 10-Year Period (2007–2018)” – Dr Evan Hamman; “Horses, Culture and Ethics: Wildlife Regulation in Kosciuszko National Park” – Sophie Riley; “Aeroconservation – Challenges for Law and Policy” – Pip Wallace and Jennifer Holman; and Book Reviews: “Water Management in New Zealand’s Canterbury Region: A Sustainability Framework”, by Bryan R Jenkins – Reviewed by Rachel Ravagnani and Cameron Holley; and “Legal Rights for Rivers: Competition, Collaboration and Water Governance”, by Erin O’Donnell – Reviewed by Katie O’Bryan.
Over 40 million people are living and working as slaves in the world today. It is a staggering figure. It is outrageous! In the current issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal (C&SLJ), Vol 37 No 2, Justine Nolan and Nana Frishling argue that globalisation has spurred the growth of modern slavery (including servitude, ...more
This Part of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “Environmental and Planning Law in the Age of Human Rights and Climate Change” – The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG; “Restorative Justice Intervention in an Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Protection Context: Chief Executive, Office of Environment and Heritage v Clarence Valley Council” – Mark Hamilton; “Critical Human Water Needs: Failing to Comply with the Objects of the Water Act and Human Rights Obligations” – Caitlin McConnel; “Corporate Disclosure on Climate Change: Evaluating the Australian Domestic Legal Framework’s Ability to Oversee and Enforce Disclosures Made by Corporate Entities Participating in Voluntary International Disclosure Regimes” – Maria Nicolae; “Can the Market Decide? A Law and Economics Analysis of Models of Legislation Banning Plastic Bags” – Dai Moore and Murray Raff; “Waste to Energy or Waste of Energy: Social and Regulatory Barriers for Waste-to- Energy in Australia” – Monique Vella; and “Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) in Australia” – Leslie Yong.
Environmental and Planning Law Journal update: Vol 34 Pt 6 (Special Issue: Frontiers in Environmental Law)
This Special Issue of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal is a collection of papers from the 3rd Frontiers in Environmental Law Colloquium held at Melbourne Uni Law School in Feb 2017. With an Editorial by Brad Jessup, Lee Godden and Jacqueline Peel, this Part features the following articles: “Making Climate Science Matter in the Courtroom” – Nicole Rogers; “Electricity Systems between Climate Mitigation and Climate Adaptation Pressures: Can Legal Frameworks for ‘Resilience’ Provide Answers?” – Stephanie Niall and Anne Kallies; “Competition or Collaboration? Using Legal Persons to Manage Water for the Environment in Australia and the United States” – Erin O’Donnell; “‘Seeing the Place Makes It Real’: Place-based Teaching in the Environmental and Planning Law Classroom” – Estair Van Wagner; “The Sustainability Business Clinic – Australian Clinical Legal Education for a ‘New Environmentalism’ and New Environmental Law” – Brad Jessup and Claire Carroll; and “Implications of Indigenous Land Tenure Changes for Accessing Indigenous Genetic Resources from Northern Australia” – Fran Humphries, Daniel F Robinson and Heron Loban.