Environmental Law Australia

Magistrates Court of Queensland

Bulldozers on the Pelican Links site undertaking pre-emptive clearing on 21 July 2004, taken by officers of the Caloundra City Council from a helicopter

Pelican Links cases

A series of cases in the Planning and Environment Court, Magistrates Court, District Court and Court of Appeal involving pre-emptive clearing and a planning appeal for a large residential development near Caloundra in South-East Queensland.

The offender being apprehended

Broughton v Nguyen

A summary criminal prosecution in the Magistrates Court of Queensland for fisheries offences resulting in a $30,000 fine.