Judge's ruling cements Federal Environment Minister's duty to avoid causing children harm when approving a new coal project

Billy Jupp
By Billy Jupp
Updated July 8 2021 - 3:13am, first published 3:00am
A Supremem Court ruling this week means the federal Environment Minister will have a duty of care to avoid causing children harm when approving a new coal project. File photo.

A RULING that the federal Environment Minister will have a duty of care to avoid causing children harm when approving a new coal project was written into law on Thursday.

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