Reports and Submissions


Submission to EPA re Review of the Local Nuisance and Litter Control Act 190919

Submission to State Planning Commission re Heritage and Character in the new planning system 070819

Submission to Inquiry into Recycling 180719

Submission to DPTI re Draft Assessment Regulations and Practice Directions 150319

The EDO's key points in relation to the Draft SA Planning Assessment Regulations and Practice Directions 2019 can be found here

Submission on Single Use Plastics 220219

Submission on Inquiry into Adelaide Oval Redevelopment 010219


Natural Resources and Environment Policy Discussion Paper 031218

Submission on Overabundant and Pest Species 311018

Submission on Assessment Pathway Discussion Paper 171018

Submission re NRM Discussion Paper 151018

Submission to Heritage Inquiry 100918

Submission re Community Engagement Charter 310518

Submission to the Senate Committee Inquiring into Site Selection for the National Nuclear Waste Facility 030418

Read the EDO's law reform priorities paper for the 2018 State Election. We believe our proposed reforms will if implemented substantially improve our environmental protection laws and public participation in decision making.



Letter to DPC re Mining Act Review Recommendations 250917

Letter to Mark Parnell MLC re Biodiversity Report June 2017

Public Participation in Environmental Decision Making Report 2017

Mining Act Submission 300317

EDO Submission on Mines and Works Inspection Act 150317



Response to Heritage Discussion Paper 071016

Comment on Draft Native Vegetation Act Regulations 110816

Response Revised Air Quality EPP 290416

Response Senate Inquiry GAB 010416

Response RC Tentative Findings 170316



Planning Submission 06102015

EDO Submission NFC 0715

Native Veg Regulations Review EDO Submission 26032015

EDO Submission re Biodiversity Inquiry 24032015

EDO Submission - Review of Public Administration Complaints and Reports Schemes

EDO Submission 2 - Royal Commission Nuclear Power TOR 13032015

EDO SA Submission on amendments to Schedule 1 of the Environment Protection Act 1993

EDO Submission - Royal Commission Nuclear Power TOR

EDO Comment Feb 2015 - "The Planning System We Want"

Fracking Inquiry Submission

Submission on Draft Approval Bilateral Agreement between the SA and Aust Governments



EDO's submission on the Planning Review "Our Ideas for Reform" publication 250914

Planning Review Working Party Submission on Reform Ideas 050914

Community Participation Charter submission 030714

Retention of the ERD Court submission 030714

Planning Review Costs submission 030714

Planning Reform Community Working Party Submission 2 090414

Planning Reform Community Working Party Submission 1 090414

Submission on NVC draft guidelines for clearance 280314

ANEDO submission on Draft Assessment Bilateral Agreement 160314

Planning Reform Reference Group working party report 210214



Submission on Radiation Protection and Control Act 211113

Submission to Expert Panel on Planning Reform 151013

Management of Chemical Environmental Risks Submission 280613

Housing and Urban Development Bill Submission 290513

EPA Civil Penalty Calculations Policy Submission 030513

Proposed Amendments to the NPW Act Submission 250113

Native Vegetation Bill - Third Party Offsets Submission 240113



Marine Park Management Plan Submission 181012

Accreditation of EPBC Act Approvals submission 280912

Murray Darling Basin Plan submission 130412



Roxby Downs Bill submission 281011

Marine Parks Inquiry submission 290711

Protected Areas on Private Land 150711

Submission EPA Review June 2011

Land Biodiversity and the Law: The Case for Reform



Water Industry Bill submission 171210

Coorong and Lakes EPBC submission to Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts

Planning SA Discussion Paper “Better Planning Better Future”

Senate Inquiry into Water Management in the Coorong and Lower Lakes

SA Water Select Committee 2008

EDO Submission to the Environment Protection (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2003

Significant Tree Protection Law Reform

Proposed Dangerous Goods Act (SA)