The Montara oil spill class action – ‘The obvious cannot be ignored’

Lay observers and expert witnesses face off in the Montara oil spill class action.

Decision making in uncertain times: pandemics, planning and climate change

How the pandemic might inform our response to climate change.

The Rest climate case settlement: a precedent by any other name?

The climate change settlement raising the bar for Australian corporate risk management.

Federal Court: July 2020

Reporting and analysis of the most notable decisions in the Federal Court. By DAN STAR QC.

This is how to sue your government over climate change, say experts

The International Bar Association (IBA) has published an extraordinary directive for courts to step in where governments may be failing to protect citizens from climate…

Risky business: super case heats up climate debate

ILONA MILLAR & SHARONA COUTTS examine how regulators, corporations and individuals are starting to see climate change as a matter of financial risk management.

Federal Court: November 2019

Reporting and analysis of the most notable decisions in the Federal Court. By DAN STAR QC.

World-first legal battle hopes to save a culture

A group of Torres Strait Islanders is filing a human rights complaint against the Australian Government. They say a lack of action on climate change…

Federal Court: June 2019

Reporting and analysis of the most notable decisions in the Federal Court. By DAN STAR QC.

‘Unlawful’ and ‘indefensible’: Murray-Darling Basin Authority receives damning report card

RICHARD BEASLEY SC delivers a scathing report of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s ‘unlawful’ and ‘incomprehensible’ mismanagement of the Basin.