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Key legal issues for state governments

Targeting net zero: key legal issues for Victorian Government 

Speakers: Jillian Button, Penny Alexander and Rachel Nicolson

Filmed on 25 June 2020

Covered in this webinar:

  • governance duties and transparency requirements under the Public Administration Act 2004;
  • Victorian Government duties under the Victorian Climate Change Act 2017;
  • the human rights implications of climate change and associated duties under the Victorian Human Rights Charter; and
  • climate change litigation risks for Victorian Government.

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Core area: Substantive Law (Competency area 4)
1 hour - 1 CPD point

A changing environment: key legal issues for NSW Government

Speakers: Felicity Rourke, Dennis Smith and Penny Alexander

Filmed on 7 July 2020

Covered in this webinar:

  • international, national and state policy developments regarding climate change, as well as the global convergence around the goal of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050;
  • expected changes to government decision making processes in a post COVID-19 world;
  • how different states have been managing compliance issues in a COVID-19 environment;
  • the Planning System Acceleration Program – decision-making in a growth-focused planning system; and
  • conducting litigation in a socially distanced environment.

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Core area: Substantive Law (Competency area 4)
1 hour - 1 CPD point

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