Waratah Coal Pty. Ltd. v Youth Verdict Ltd., The Bimblebox Alliance (TBA) and others.
Today we enter week three in this Land Court of Queensland hearing.
This week Paola Cassoni, co-owner of the Bimblebox Nature Refuge and TBA president, will be appearing at the court via video. Ian Hoch, caretaker of the Bimblebox Nature Refuge will be appearing at the court in person. Both are currently scheduled to appear on Thursday afternoon (5 May).
Jill Sampson, coordinator of the Bimblebox Art Project (that’s me), will be appearing in court on Friday afternoon (6 May).
Check out this Environmental Law web page for a summary of the history and status of this case. The links are a good source of information. If you are considering attending the court case it also outlines court etiquette.
To Attend the Court:
Magistrates Court Building, Brisbane, Qld.
The court is open to the public and anyone can attend, subject to any orders to the contrary.
The court may not be sitting every day so check:
The Daily Law Lists: https://www.courts.qld.gov.au/daily-law-lists/daily-law-lists#LCQ
Click on the link for ‘Land Court of Queensland’, then in the next window ‘Land Court and the Land Court Appeal’. This will open a PDF detailing any matters before the Court that day.
Below I have included the ‘Court catches’ from the week of the 26 – 29 April, 2022. Each day The Bimblebox Alliance aims to provide a snapshot of important discussion that happened in the court on that day. You can see these on facebook, instagram and Linked in.
Thank you to those of you who have been sharing these Court Catches and news articles. Please continue to share these!
To follow on fb: Bimblebox Nature Refuge and Bimblebox 153 Birds
To follow on instagram: @bimblebox_nature_refuge and @bimblebox153
I also share updates at @jill_sampson_artist (instagram) and via my Linked In
The Bimblebox Alliance
You can also follow Youth Verdict on facebook and instagram @youthverdict
Wangan and Jagalingou Standing Our Ground are also on Facebook and instagram @wjstandingourground
The Bimblebox Nature Refuge is on Jagalingou land. This Waratah coal mine and other mines planned for the Galilee Basin, if allowed to go ahead, would be on Wangan and Jagalingou land.