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Brendan Sydes, Lawyer and CEO on 0439 355 747 brendan.sydes@edo.org.au

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We offer expert commentary on legal issues related to:

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Recent Media Releases:

Environment Minister can help save Leadbeater’s Possum

•    Advisory group could not consider stopping logging of Leadbeater’s Possum habitat.
•    Interim Conservation Order needed to halt logging in remaining Leadbeater’s habitat.
•    Leadbeater’s Possum needs large Great Forest National Park to survive.

Government legal costs: Barrier to public interest cases, says EDO Victoria

EDO Victoria welcomes the Productivity Commission’s recommendations for Protective Costs Orders in today’s draft report on Access to Justice.

VCAT rules wet land is best for birds

The Environment Defenders Office and the South Beach Wetlands and Landcare Group welcome VCAT’s ruling that a developer must make major concessions to safeguard the home of the Latham’s Snipe. This shy migratory bird returns annually to the Powling Street Wetland complex, in Port Fairy, to feed and rest, and restore it’s fat reserves for the long  migration back to Japan.

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