Epbc Act Bilateral Agreement Victoria

As a result, critics were concerned that bilateral agreements would effectively “endorse” the inadequacy of national legislation on environmental impact assessment: murray Raff, “Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act and the Draft Bilateral Agreement with the State of Victoria” (2000) 17 Environmental and Planning Law Journal 369; Chris McGrath, “The Queensland Bilateral” (2002-3) 8 Queensland Environmental Practice Reporter 145. Marshall J found, however, that silviculture in the area was not carried out “in accordance with” the regional forestry agreement due to various management errors and therefore did not obtain a derogation from the usual environmental provisions of the EPBC Act. [153] Marshall J also found that logging, both now and in the future, would likely have a significant impact on the corner eagle.

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