Environment Law

Ocean Legal acts as consultant in matters under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) and Regulations 2000. It is the Australian Government’s key piece of environmental legislation which commenced 16 July 2000.

The objectives of the EPBC Act are to

Engaged as consultant to groups concerning Part 9 Applications under the EPBC Act and requirements relating to matters of national environmental significance, requiring approval for activities in World Heritage Listed areas, National Heritage, Wetlands of International Importance, Threatened Species and habitat conservation and Marine areas.

Legal Advisor to Save Fraser Island Dingoes for 10 years, Founder of Association for Conservation of Australian Dingoes and Fraser Island Dingo Conservation.