Turnbull says renewed attempt to amend law will limit the right of ‘systematic, well-funded’ environmental groups to challenge developments in court

Labor says it will not support the Turnbull government’s attempt to reintroduce controversial “green lawfare” changes to limit the legal standing of conservation groups to mount environmental court cases.

Malcolm Turnbull this week flagged a renewed attempt to amend the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conversation Act, expressing concern that “systematic, well-funded” environmental campaigns were using the act to target major projects.

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Source: Guardian Environment