EPBC Act: Federal environment reform in an age of climate crisis

An aerial view of a tractor moving coal into the back of a truck in an open cut mine.

An interim review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EBPC) Act found the law is "ineffective" amid the current "unsustainable" environmental trajectory.

Although efforts have been made to streamline the EPBC Act and state and territory laws, efforts to speed-up development approvals and cut 'green tape' risk undermining the reform direction.

As Australia nears the end of one of its most devastating years environmentally, how can our laws protect our national landmarks, conserve vulnerable ecosystems and safeguard our species amid an extinction emergency?

Join our expert panel as we discuss these issues and more.

This event is being organised and run by the ANU College of Law.