An independent community legal centre specialising in public interest environmental law


Land-clearing: missing pieces

The regulatory map has not been finalised, there is no evidence of assessments by a Native Vegetation Panel and not even a process for nominating an Area of Outstanding Biodiversity Value.

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 >>


Murray 'eco-resort' rejected

EDO NSW has acted for a farmer who contacted our telephone Advice Line with concerns about a proposal for a 600-person 'eco-resort' on the banks of the Murray river near Corowa.

Planning panel rejects resort >>