Environmental Law Australia


The role of government policy and law in environmental management

A lecture on the role of government policy and law (mixed with the reality of politics, power and money) in environmental management.

Strategic climate litigation opportunities: a Pacific case study

A workshop on strategic climate litigation opportunities focusing on the Pacific.

Can litigation stop the climate emergency?

This is a recording of a panel discussion hosted by Monash University, Australia, on 24 November 2020.

International environmental regulation

A course on international environmental regulation with a series of 12 lectures on the major international environmental treaties since 1945.

Environmental regulation in Queensland, Australia

A course on environmental regulation in Queensland, Australia, with a series of 13 lectures delivered in 2020.

Practical guidance on writing conditions

A seminar providing practical guidance for environmental professionals on writing and interpreting conditions of approval in Queensland.

Identifying climate litigation opportunities

A seminar examining 10 key issues for identifying climate litigation opportunities using a case study of how customary landowners in Papua New Guinea can sue Australia’s largest climate polluter, Loy Yang A Power Station in Victoria.

A guide through the maze of planning law in Queensland

A workshop for effectively engaging with the Queensland planning system.

Paris Agreement paradox: if we succeed, we fail

The Paris Agreement goals are a paradox: if we succeed in achieving them, we fail to protect the Great Barrier Reef.

Use whatever imperfect tools you have to fight for solutions

Keynote speech to the AAEE Conference 2018.

Building personal resilience for research on climate change

Five strategies for building personal resilience for research on climate change and biodiversity loss.

Chain of responsibility laws

A conference presentation on Queensland’s chain of responsibility laws for environmental harm.

Making sense of the Adani coal mine approval

A seminar examining five fundamental failures in the approval of the Carmichael Coal Mine in Queensland, Australia.

Introduction to environmental law in Queensland

A short introduction to conceptualising environmental law and statutory interpretation in Queensland.

Coastal management & fisheries laws in Queensland

Coastal management & fisheries laws in Queensland

Nature Laws that Work

A seminar for The Wilderness Society (TWS) on the need for new national environmental laws in Australia.

EPBC Act lecture 2015

A lecture on Australia’s main national environmental law, the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth).

Professional duties lecture 2015

A lecture on professional duties and ethics for environmental professionals in Queensland, Australia.

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