How Can I Have My Say? - EDO NSW

How Can I Have My Say?

One of the most effective ways for the community to help create a sustainable future is by engaging in regulatory and decision-making processes.

How to have your say

The law can be a powerful tool for change, but it can be difficult to understand how to use the law to protect the environment. In this section, we provide information on how to engage effectively, drawing upon insider perspectives from current and former government employees, and case studies of successful community engagement. Topics covered in this section include:


How the system works

This section contains general information explaining how the system works - with a focus on environmental law. It covers everything from how laws are made through to decision-making processes and law enforcement. Topics covered in this section include:


How to gather information

An important part of having your say is being informed about the issues and the process you are engaging in. This section is dedicated to helping you access the information required for effective participation. Topics covered in this section include:




This project has been assisted by the New South Wales Government through its Environmental Trust.


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