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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.

Pea Soup Beach Port Fairy VCAT Win for Locals

Local residents Don Stewart and Jodie Honan, represented by EDO Victoria, have won their fight in VCAT to have the Powling Street Wetland complex recognised as significant habitat for the Latham's Snipe.

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.