The key changes in this edition concern planning and assessment, changes to Australia's energy and climate law regime as well as an entirely new chapter on Mining and Environmental Law. The book continues to provide effective integration of planning and assessment provisions with environmental law topics such as pollution control; the protection of biodiversity and heritage; natural resource issues such as energy and water; global and domestic attempts to deal with climate change; and corporate social responsibility. The focus goes beyond NSW to take account of international as well as national developments, including detailed analysis of the relevant Commonwealth law.
Rosemary Lyster is Professor of Climate and Environmental Law at Sydney Law School, University of Sydney. Zada Lipman is an Emeritus Professor in the School of Law, Macquarie University. Nicola Franklin is Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law, University of Sydney. Graeme Wiffen taught Heritage Law and Planning Law in the School of Law, Macquarie University, Sydney, and writes on legal aspects of the protection of natural and cultural heritage. Linda Pearson is a Commissioner, Land and Environment Court of New South Wales, and a Visiting Fellow, Faculty of Law University of New South Wales.
Graeme Wiffen, Linda Pearson, Nicola Franklin, Rosemary Lyster, Zada Lipman