On 23 June 2017, the Supreme Court dismissed two applications by the Tarkine National Coalition to challenge decisions to grant mining leases for the Mt Lindsay and Livingstone mines. Justice Estcourt was satisfied that the previous Ministers who made the decisions had done so lawfully, and the leases were valid.

For more details and background relating to this case, click here.

EDO Tasmania extends our thanks to the barristers in this matter, Juliet Forsyth, Claire Harris and Jim Delany QC.

Barristers, Claire Harris and Juliet Forsyth, with TNC's Scott Jordan

Barristers, Claire Harris and Juliet Forsyth, with TNC’s Scott Jordan