Environmental Law Australia

Links

Particularly useful links for environmental law in Queensland, Australia and internationally are:

Australian Government

Australian Government Department of the Environment

Environmental Resources Information Network (ERIN)

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA)

Queensland Government

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Department of Environment and Heritage Protection

Department of Energy and Water Supply

Department of Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience

Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing

Department of Natural Resources and Mines

Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning

Local Government directory (Qld)

Regional Ecosystems online search

Courts

Austlii (judgments of all Australian courts)

Federal Court of Australia

Land Court (mining in Queensland)

Queensland Courts

Legislation

Commonwealth legislation

EPBC Act website

Sustainable Planning Act 2009 (Qld) (repealed 3 July 2017)

Planning Act 2016 (Qld) (commenced 3 July 2017)

Local Laws Database

Queensland legislation

Environmental Law Associations

National Environmental Law Association (NELA, Australia)

Queensland Environmental Law Association (QELA, Australia)

IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law (International)

IUCN Academy of Environmental Law (International)

Environmental regulators’ networks

Australian Environmental Law Enforcement & Regulators Network (AELERT)

International Network for Environmental Compliance & Enforcement

Public interest lawyers

Australian Network of Environmental Defenders Offices (ANEDO)

Environmental Defenders Office

Environmental Justice Australia (formerly EDO Victoria)

ClientEarth (UK-based environmental advocates)

Conservation Groups

Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF)

Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS)

Australian Rainforest Conservation Society (ARCS)

Fraser Island Defenders Organisation (FIDO)

Gold Coast & Hinterland Environment Council (Gecko)

Greenpeace

Humane Society International (HSI)

North Queensland Conservation Council (NQCC)

Queensland Conservation Council (QCC)

Sunshine Coast Environment Council (SCEC)

The Wilderness Society (TWS)

Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland (WPSQ)

WWF-Australia (WWF)

Climate Change

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

RealClimate

Climate Progress

Climate Shifts

BraveNewClimate.com

International law

Australian Treaties Library

Centre for International Sustainable Development Law

ECOLEX gateway to environmental law

Environmental Law Library of the Earth (IUCN)

Foundation for International Environmental Law and Development (FIELD)

International Environmental Law Research Centre

United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)

General environmental information

The Best Environmental Directories website provides a general gateway to environmental websites internationally.

The Learning for Sustainability website provides links to resources on sustainable development and community engagement.

Green degrees & Sustainable Careers (a US website with interesting ideas on careers in sustainability)