SHORT INFO: New environmental offsets framework in Queensland

What’s it about in short: On 1 July 2014, the new envi­ron­men­tal off­sets frame­work was intro­duced in Queens­land, Aus­tralia. When was it released: April 16, 2015 By whom: Cop­per Grace Ward Lawyers More info: … Con­tinue read­ing

Biodiversity offsets prove big business for Indigenous community — a guest post by Alan Key

This is a guest post by Alan Key from Aus­tralian con­sul­tancy Earth­trade. This com­ment is the expres­sion of the author’s thoughts and expe­ri­ences and such is acknowl­edged as a fruit­ful con­tri­bu­tion to the dis­cus­sion on bio­di­ver­sity off­sets. If you want … Con­tinue read­ing

Job offer on biodiversity offsets at University of Queensland, Australia

Thanks to Mar­tine Maron for shar­ing this recent job offer for a post­doc at Uni­ver­sity of Queens­land, Aus­tralia. Post­doc­toral Research Fel­low Posi­tions: National Envi­ron­men­tal Sci­ence Pro­gramme – Threat­ened Species Recov­ery Hub We are seek­ing highly moti­vated Post­doc­toral Research Fel­lows (up to five … Con­tinue read­ing

The legal and institutional dimensions of biodiversity offsetting — a workshop report by Megan Evans

This is a guest post by Megan Evans, a PhD researcher based at the  Fen­ner School of Envi­ron­ment and Soci­ety, at the Aus­tralian National Uni­ver­sity in Can­berra, Aus­tralia. This com­ment has pre­vi­ously been pub­lished on Megan’s Blog. It is the expres­sion of the … Con­tinue read­ing

Worldwide on-the-ground examples of Biodiversity Offsets — Koala Offset in South East Queensland

I am very happy to announce our first on-the ground bio­di­ver­sity off­set exam­ple that is the result of some intense work and exchange. It describes a species off­set for the Koala in Queens­land (Aus­tralia). While we have devel­oped the struc­ture … Con­tinue read­ing

Five offsets policies condensed into a single framework in Queensland, Australia — Amendments to Environmental Offsets Act 2014

Recently, the Queens­land Par­lia­ment voted to pass the Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion and Other Leg­is­la­tion Amend­ment Bill 2014 (EPOLA Bill) as part of the Queens­land Government’s green­tape reduc­tion reforms. EPOLA makes changes to the Envi­ron­men­tal Off­sets Act 2014 (EO Act). Read below extracts … Con­tinue read­ing

Biodiversity Offsets Newsweek, October 20–26, 2014

About the Bio­di­ver­sity Off­sets Newsweek If you are inter­ested in envi­ron­men­tal com­pen­sa­tion and bio­di­ver­sity off­sets, there are cer­tainly good news: there is now a whole bunch of infor­ma­tion from dif­fer­ent sources, loca­tions and view­points pub­licly avail­able (some­thing which wasn’t this … Con­tinue read­ing

Take three for Australia’s biodiversity offset policies: Queensland’s new Environmental Offsets regime

After I have cov­ered the new bio­di­ver­sity off­set fund in New South Wales and the bio­di­ver­sity off­set pol­icy in the Aus­tralian Cap­i­tal Ter­ri­tory in pre­vi­ous posts I would like to point to the New Envi­ron­men­tal Off­sets Regime for Queens­land. On 1 July … Con­tinue read­ing