An independent community legal centre specialising in public interest environmental law


Protect our shared home

We're part of an international movement using the law to protect wildlife, people and our shared home. Communities across Australia and the Pacific urgently need access to justice.

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Urban land-clearing

Lack of detail, inconsistent regulation, lack of certain clear mechanisms - there's still a lot of uncertainty over how vegetation in non-rural areas is regulated under the new land-clearing scheme.

Implementation of NSW's new law >>


EDO lawyers top of class

Three lawyers from the Environmental Defenders Office NSW have the significant honour of being  recognised amongst the nation’s best in the recently released peer-reviewed Best Lawyers guide 2020.

Independent recognition >>