Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) is the largest environmental legal centre in the Australia-Pacific, dedicated to protecting our climate, communities and shared environment through groundbreaking litigation and law reform advocacy.

Our Values:

Commitment – We are committed to; a united organisation, to each other, to collaboration, to justice, to our communities and to creating a world where nature thrives.

Diversity – We are respectful of and welcome diversity of; staff, volunteers, offices, environmental regions, communities, stakeholders.

Integrity – We work effectively, efficiently, strategically, professionally and ethically; “justice is in our nature”.

Vision – We lead change and environmental empowerment using innovation, creativity, and courage.

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Current Opportunities

Executive Assistant – Legal Programs

We are looking for a talented Executive Assistant with demonstrated administration experience to support our Directors of the Systemic Change and Healthy Environment and Justice Programs. Closes 11th July. Read more.

Commonwealth Law & Advocacy Specialist

We are looking for an exceptional lawyer with a courageous vision for environmental advocacy and national environmental law reform – who is comfortable liaising with Government, parliament and a wide range of stakeholders. You will be the EDO’s key interface with the Commonwealth Government. Closes 1st July. Read more.

Head of Marketing and Media

We are looking for a talented media and marketing professional with demonstrated project management skills and high emotional intelligence to lead a team of talented marketeers. Closes 28th June. Read more.