Fines of up to $780m or seven years jail on cards for enviro law breaches

Karen Barlow
Updated April 16 2024 - 12:58pm, first published 12:30pm

Fines of up to $780 million or possibly seven years in jail have been revealed as the maximum penalties in the Albanese government's landmark national environmental law reform.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on

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