The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act is the Australian Government's key piece of environmental legislation; as part of the requirements of the Act it is to be reviewed by a minimum of once every 10 years and is due for review by 2020. The next review process will be announced by the end of October 2019 and will be the first review of the federal legislation in a decade.
The webinar will provide an overview of the review process, once announced, and provide options available for practitioners to contribute to the review. The speaker for the webinar, Rachel Walmsley, will also provide an overview of the Australian Panel of Experts in Environmental Law (APEEL) proposals for review of Commonwealth environmental laws.
When: Thursday 21 November 2019
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm (Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time)
Meet the Presenter
Rachel Walmsley | Policy and Law Reform Director
Rachel Walmsley is the Policy and Law Reform Director at the Environmental Defender’s Office. She has almost 2 decades of experience working on public interest environmental law and policy in Australia and overseas.
Rachel has written extensive law reform submissions and discussion papers, and advised governments and NGOs on a range of environmental law reform issues, including planning, natural resource management, climate, and biodiversity.
Rachel is a member of the Australian Panel of Experts in Environmental Law (APEEL) and will be engaging in the upcoming review of the EPBC Act.
How does the Webinar work?
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Earn CPD Points
By attending this event you will record 1 hour of continuing professional development towards the Certified Environmental Practitioner Scheme.