Environmental Law Australia

Land Court of Queensland

Khyber case

An appeal to the Land Court of Queensland by a landholder against refusal of a tree clearing permit under the Land Act 1994 (Qld) for a pastoral property known as “Khyber”.

Sample pit near Wandoan showing one of the coal seams proposed to be mined

Wandoan Coal Mine (“Xstrata”) case

An objection to a major open-cut coal mine proposed to operate for 30 years in Queensland and produce 1.3 billion tonnes of greenhouse gases.

Alpha Coal Mine Case

A landmark challenge by local graziers and conservation groups against a large coal mine in central Queensland showing the importance of public objection rights.

Carmichael Coal Mine Cases in the Land Court & Supreme Court of Qld

Major court disputes in the Land Court and Supreme Court of Queensland involving one of the world’s largest proposed coal mines.