The adequacy of threatened species & planning laws in all jurisdictions of Australia

After the Gillard Government was leant on by the Business Council of Australia to hand environmental powers to the states, combined enviro groups commissioned the Australian Network of Environment Defenders Office to write a report assessing the adequacy of threatened species and planning laws in Australian jurisdictions.

The report outlines the legal framework for managing threatened species at state and commonwealth levels and identifies some of the key issues in terms of: strengths and weaknesses of the relevant laws and an assessment of whether the laws are effectively enforced.


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